Korvalol

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Korvalol

 

a sedative and vasodilator; a compound preparation containing ethyl ether, α-bromisovaleric acid, sodium phenobarbital, peppermint oil, ethyl alcohol, and water. Korvalol is closely related in composition and action to Valokordin. It is taken internally as drops for cardiovascular neurosis, tachycardia, insomnia, overirritability, hypertension, and spasms of the intestinal tract.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The successful performance of Farmak comes from the popularity of Korvalol, a sedative which is good for ones heart which is also used by older people as a sleep aid.