Pareira brava MT has marked action on urinary symptoms. It is useful in renal colic, prostatic affections and catarrh of bladder. It is also used for sensation as if bladder were distended, with pain and pain going down thigh. Research has concentrated on its alkaloid and its property to relax muscle, revealing it useful for anaesthetic purposes before surgery. Plant extract is anti-inflammatory to urinary tubes. In modern medicine its alkaloid has been used in anaesthesia.
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