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Most Common Name: Cardiac Glycosides
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Cardiac Glycosides: In most countries the herbs that contain cardiac glycosides are controlled and scheduled for use by medical practitioners only.

Cardiac Glycosides stimulate systolic contraction of the heart. Cardiac Glycosides are mostly prescribed for this reason to patients to shorten the length of the systolic contraction of the heart so that the heart muscles has more time to rest between contractions.

All cardiac glycosides are recorded as having a low therapeutic index. This means that the amount of the substance needed to have a positive therapeutic impact is very close to a toxic and fatal dose.

Mild overdose can result in nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, headaches, vision impairment and drowsiness. Substantial overdose will cause cardiac failure and death.


Cardiac Glycosides constituent is present in:

Medicinally Significant volume

Minor volume
Cardiac Glycosides is present in small quantities which may not be enough to be a significant dosage for medicinal purposes or Cardiac Glycosides is not the major constituent of this plant/herb


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