Published July 6, 1988.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Hederae helicis folium, ivy leaf.
Ivy leaf consists of the dried leaf of Hedera helix L. [Fam. Araliaceae], as well as its preparations in effective dosage.
The drug contains saponins.
Catarrhs of the respiratory passages, symptomatic treatment of chronic inflammatory bronchial conditions.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
Average daily dosage:
0.3 g of drug; equivalent preparations. Mode of Administration Comminuted drug and other galenical preparations for internal use.
Irritative to skin and mucosa.