Published April 23, 1987.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Syzygii cumini cortex, jambolan bark.
Jambolan bark consists of the dried bark from the trunk of Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels (synonym S. jambolana (Lam.) de Candolle) [Fam. Myrtaceae], as well as its preparations in effective dosage.
The bark contains tannins.
Nonspecific acute diarrhea, topical therapy for mild inflammation of the oral-pharyngeal mucosa. External: Mild, superficial inflammation of the skin. Contraindications None known.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
Average daily dosage: 3 - 6 g of drug; equivalent preparations. Mode of Administration Comminuted herb for decoctions and other galenical preparations for internal use and local application.
If diarrhea persists for more than 3 - 4 days, consult a physician.