Published February 1, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Rubi fruticosi radix, blackberry root.
Blackberry root consists of the underground parts of Rubus fruticosus L. [Fam. Rosaceae], as well as preparations thereof.
Blackberry root is used as a preventative for dropsy.
The claimed efficacy has not been documented.
Since the efficacy has not been documented, a therapeutic application cannot be justified.