Tronadora

Other Name(s):

Bois-Pissenlit, Common Yellow Elder, Esperanza, Fausse Bignone, Rohi, Rohida Tree, Rohitaka, Tecoma Amarilla, Tecoma stans, Tecomans Stans, Trompette d'Or, Trumpet Bush, Yellow Bells, Yellow Trumpet Bush.

Overview

Tronadora is an herb. It is used to make medicine. Medicine is usually made from the leaves and stems, although the roots and flowers are also used sometimes.

People take tronadora to treat diabetes and digestion problems.

How does it work?

Developing research suggests that some chemicals in tronadora might affect blood sugar.

Uses & Effectiveness

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Diabetes.
  • Digestion problems.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of tronadora for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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Side Effects

There isn't enough information available to know if tronadora is safe for use or what side effects might occur.

Special Precautions & Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of tronadora during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Dosing

The appropriate dose of tronadora depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for tronadora. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

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References

Costantino L, Raimondi L, Pirisino R, et al. Isolation and pharmacological activities of the Tecoma stans alkaloids. Farmaco 2003;58:781-5. View abstract.

Meckes-Lozoya M, Ibanez-Camacho R. Hepatic glycogenolysis produced by intraperitoneal administration of total extract of Tecoma stans in rats. Arch Invest Med (Mex) 1985;16:387-9. View abstract.

Roman-Ramos R, Flores-Saenz JL, Partida-Hernandez G, et al. Experimental study of the hypoglycemic effect of some antidiabetic plants. Arch Invest Med (Mex) 1991;22:87-93. View abstract.

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