Published April 4, 1992.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Fixed combinations consisting of:
Primrose root corresponding to B. Anz. 122, July 6, 1988;
Sundew corresponding to B. Anz. 228, December 5, 1984;
Thyme corresponding to B. Anz. 228, December 5, 1984;
and their preparations in effective dosage.
Catarrhs of the respiratory tract with spastic cough.
Occasionally, gastric discomforts and nausea may occur.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
The individual components of the combination must each be present at 50 - 75 percent of the daily dosage given in the monographs for the individual herbs.
Comminuted drug and galenical preparations for oral intake.
An expectorant effect is documented for preparations of primrose root and thyme. Thyme and sundew have bronchospasmolytic action, primrose root has secretolytic action, and sundew has antitussive action. Pharmacological tests for the effectiveness of fixed combinations are not available.