Published April 4, 1992.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Fixed combinations consisting of:
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.
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.
A bronchospasmolytic effect is documented for preparations of thyme and sundew. Thyme has, in addition, an expectorant and antibacterial action; sundew, an antitussive action. Pharmacological tests for the effectiveness of fixed combinations are not available.