Published February 1, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Rubi fruticosi folium, blackberry leaf.
Blackberry leaf consists of the dried leaf, fermented or unfermented, gathered during the flowering period, of Rubus fruticosus L. [Fam. Rosaceae], as well as its preparations in effective dosage.
Blackberry leaf contains tannins.
Nonspecific, acute diarrhea, mild inflammation of the mucosa of the oral cavity and throat.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
4.5 g of leaf; equivalent preparations. Mode of Administration Comminuted drug for teas, and other preparations for internal use, as well as for mouth washes.
If diarrhea persists for longer than 3 - 4 days, consult with a physician.