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Master Thesis

Les plantes diurétiques à l’officine

Abstract : Recently, patients have been looking for complementary and natural therapies, particularly herbal medicine. Faced with self-medication and the multitude of advices found on the Internet, the pharmacist is an important consulting partner when delivering plants. In this thesis, nineteen medicinal plants are listed in the French Pharmacopoeia (XIth Edition): birch (Betula pendula L.), borage (Borrago officinalis L.), heather (Erica cinerea L.), buchu (Barinus betulina Thunb.), restharrow (Oninis spinosa L.), quack grass (Elytrigia repens L.), juniper (Juniperus communis L.), sour cherry (Prunus cerasus L.), orthosiphon (Orthosiphon stamineus Benth.), nettle (Urtica dioïca L.), mouse-ear hawkweed (Hieracum pilosella L.), dandelion (Taraxacum officinale Weber), horsetail (Equisetum arvense L.), elderberry (Sambucus nigra L.), linden (Tilia sp.), goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea L.), and the Canada fleabane (Erigeron canadensis L.). These plants have diuretic properties and are used in the case of water retention, slimming regimen or urinary lithiasis. For an easy use in the pharmacy, they are presented on an indication board. Following this infatuation, the chemist is often the first person consulted by patients to take medicinal advices. He must propose the most adapted plant(s), ensuring there is no contra-indication to use them, to verify the lack of drug interactions, to be able to know the limits of his advices and to recall the rules for a good use.
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Aurélie Ouvrier Buffet. Les plantes diurétiques à l’officine. Sciences pharmaceutiques. 2017. ⟨dumas-01564248⟩



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