Published September 18, 1986.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Fumariae herba, common fumitory.
Common fumitory herb consists of the dried, above-ground parts of Fumaria officinalis L. [Fam. Fumariaceae], gathered during the flowering season, as well as their preparations in effective dosage.
The herb contains isoquinolines as the main ingredient, and also contains flavonoid glycosides.
Spastic discomfort in the area of the gall bladder and bile ducts, as well as the gastrointestinal tract.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
Average daily dosage:
6 g of herb; equivalent preparations. Mode of Administration Cut herb and galenical preparations thereof for internal use.
A light, antispasmodic effect on the upper digestive tract is sufficiently documented.