Published December 5, 1984; Revised March 13, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Lupuli strobulus, hops strobile, hops.
Hops, consisting of the dried strobiles of Humulus lupulus L. [Fam. Moraceae], and their preparations in effective dosage.
The drug contains at least 0.35 percent (v/w) essential oil.
Other ingredients are a- and ß-bitter acids and 2-methyl-3-butanol.
Mood disturbances such as restlessness and anxiety, sleep disturbances.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
Single dosage of drug:
0.5 g. Mode of Administration Cut drug, powdered drug or dry extract powder for infusions or decoctions or other preparations. Liquid and solid preparations for internal use.
Note: Combinations with all other sedatives can be beneficial.