Published November 30, 1985.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Plantaginis lanceolatae herba, plantain herb.
Plantain herb consists of the fresh or dried above-ground parts of Plantago lanceolata L. [Fam. Plantaginaceae], harvested at flowering season, as well as their preparations in effective dosage.
Plantain contains mucilage, iridoid glycosides such as aucubin and catapol, and tannin.
Catarrhs of the respiratory tract, inflammatory alterations of the oral and pharyngeal mucosa. External:
Inflammatory reactions of the skin. Contraindications None known.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
Average daily dosage:
3 - 6 g of herb; equivalent preparations. Mode of Administration Comminuted herb and other galenical preparations for internal and external use.