Published March 13, 1986; Revised March 13, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Agrimoniae herba, agrimony, cocklebur.
Agrimony herb consists of the dried, above-ground parts of Agrimonia eupatoria L. and/or A. procera Wallroth [Fam. Rosaceae], harvested shortly before or during flowering, or equivalent preparations in effective dosage.
The herb contains tannins and flavonoids.
Mild, nonspecific, acute diarrhea;inflammation of oral and pharyngeal mucosa.External:
Mild, superficial inflammation of the skin.ContraindicationsNone known.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
For internal application:
Average daily dosage:
3 g of herb; equivalent preparations.
Mode of Administration:
Comminuted herb or herb powder for teas; other galenical preparations for external and internal use.