Published June 1, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Pimpinellae herba, pimpinella herb.
Pimpinella herb consists of the above-ground parts of Pimpinella saxifraga L. s.l. and/or P. major (L.) Hudson s.l. [Fam. Apiaceae], as well as preparations thereof.
Preparations of pimpinella herb are used for lung ailments, for stimulation of gastrointestinal activity, and, externally, for varicose veins.
The effectiveness for the claimed applications is not documented.
Since the effectiveness for the claimed uses is not documented, a therapeutic application cannot be recommended.