Lily of the valley tincture

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The description is actual on 06.11.2015

  • Latin name: Convallariae tinctura
  • ATH code: C01EB
  • Active ingredient: Glycosides of a grass of a lily of the valley (Herba Convallariae)
  • Producer: CJSC Yaroslavl Pharmaceutical Factory (Russia), Tverskaya pharmaceutical factory, joint stock company (Russia), Vifitek (Russia), Kirov pharmaceutical factory (Russia)


The tincture of a grass of a lily of the valley for 70% alcohol (1:10) containing the sum of cardiac glycosides.

Release form

Tincture in bottles on 20 ml and 25 ml.

Pharmacological action

Cardiotonic (cardiac glycoside).

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics


In official medicine the plant a lily of the valley May which all parts contain glycosides is applied. The description of a lily of the valley May contains information that for preparation of medicines the vegetable raw materials gather in an initial blossom.

The main glycosides are Convallotoxinum and konvallyazid which have cardiotonic effect. Glycosides are unstable, their action at intake insignificant, but at in introduction exert the expressed impact on cordial activity. Also other properties of a lily of the valley May are studied: vasodilating (as a result lowering of arterial pressure), cholagogue, spasmolytic, antiinflammatory, diuretic, calming.

These properties allow to use drugs on its basis for:

  • normalization of cardiac performance: increase in force of reductions and delay of a rhythm;
  • improvements of blood supply of a myocardium;
  • elimination of an asthma and reduction of developments of stagnation;
  • lowerings of venous and arterial pressure;
  • strengthenings of a mocheotdeleniye;
  • strengthenings of a nervous system;
  • sedation (is more often in a combination with a valerian and a motherwort).

In medicine tincture is used for intake, and the drug Korglykonum is intended for intravenous administration. It is effective at a chronic circulatory unefficiency, a cordial decompensation, atrial fibrillation (a takhisistolichesky form), attacks of a Bouveret's disease.


Glycosides of a lily of the valley are badly absorbed in a digestive tract, quickly collapse therefore efficiency of drug decreases at oral administration. They do not kumulirut and possess low degree of toxicity.

Indications to use

  • chronic heart failure;
  • VSD;
  • climacteric neurosises;
  • vegetative neurosises.


  • hypersensitivity;
  • the expressed changes of a cardiac muscle (cardiosclerosis, endocarditis, myocarditis);
  • stenocardia;
  • AV blockade of the II-III Art., ventricular tachycardia.

With care it is appointed at liver pathology, a craniocereberal injury, alcoholism and to children.

Side effects

  • nausea, frustration of a chair, vomiting;
  • arrhythmias, AV blockade;
  • muscular weakness;
  • enanthesis;
  • headache.

Lily of the valley tincture, application instruction (Way and dosage)

Tincture is appointed in 2-3 times a day. The single dose for adults makes 15-20 drops, for children from 1 to 12 thaws (on age).


In case of overdose (at long reception in the doses exceeding recommended) strengthening of side reactions is noted. The symptomatic treatment is carried out.


When sharing cardiotonic, somnolent and sedatives strengthens their action.

Terms of sale

Without recipe.

Storage conditions

Temperature of storage is 25 °C.

Period of validity

2 years.


Structural analogs do not exist. Similar action Zelenina, Kardiotron, Kadiland, drops landyshevo-valerian, Valocormidum, drops landyshevo-motherwort, tincture of a lily of the valley and hawthorn have drops.

About tincture of the Lily of the valley

Use of tincture of the Lily of the valley in "a pure look" meets less frequently recently. Perhaps it is connected with the fact that this drug very seldom meets in pharmacy chain and synthetic cardiotonic drugs came to its change. There are ready medicines which part tincture of a lily of the valley is: Valocormidum, landyshevo-valerian drops, Zelenin's drops, landyshevo-motherwort drops, tincture of a lily of the valley with a hawthorn. Kardiofit phytobalm is 40% spirit composition from 14 medicinal herbs among which and this plant. The combined drugs have bigger demand and are often used sick with functional and organic diseases of cardiovascular system (a neurangiosis, an ischemic heart disease with heart failure, an idiopathic hypertensia). Advantage of these drugs before synthetic drugs is the hypotoxicity, insignificant side effects that allows to apply their long time.

Some Internet users want to learn the recipe of tincture of the Lily of the valley. We want to warn at once that this plant is poisonous and not observance of strict proportions and not performance of technology norms can entail poisonings. In this regard, it is necessary to use the drugs made at pharmaceutical manufacturing enterprises.

Section: Cardiological Cardiovascular
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Education: Graduated from Sverdlovsk medical school (1968 - 1971) as "Paramedic". Graduated from the Donetsk medical institute (1975 - 1981) as "An epidemiologist, a hygienist". Passed postgraduate study in the Central scientific research institute of epidemiology Moscow (1986 - 1989). An academic degree – the candidate of medical sciences (degree is awarded in 1989, protection – the Central scientific research institute of epidemiology Moscow). Numerous advanced training courses are studied in epidemiology and infectious diseases.

Experience: Work as the manager of department of disinfection and sterilization of 1981 - 1992. Work as the manager of department of especially dangerous infections of 1992 - 2010. Teaching activity at Medical institute 2010 - 2013.

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