Fixed Combinations of Peppermint leaf, German Chamomile flower, and Caraway seed

Published February 27, 1991.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)

Name of Drug

Fixed combinations of peppermint leaf, chamomile flower, and caraway seed.

Composition of Drug

Fixed combinations consisting of:

Peppermint leaf corresponding to the monograph published November 30, 1985;
Chamomile flower corresponding to the monograph published December 5, 1984;
Caraway seed corresponding to the monograph published February 1, 1990;

as well as their preparations in effective dosage.


Dyspeptic discomforts, particularly with mild spasms in the area of the gastrointestinal tract, flatulence, feeling of fullness.


None known.

Side Effects

None known.

Interactions with Other Drugs

None known.


Unless otherwise prescribed:

The individual combination components must be at a concentration of 30 - 50 percent of the daily or single dosage given in the monograph for the single drug.

Deviating dosages must be specifically justified for each preparation.

Mode of Administration

Comminuted drug for tea and other galenical preparations for oral applications.


An antispasmodic action is documented for preparations of peppermint leaf, chamomile, and caraway. Pharmacological experiments concerning the action of the fixed combinations are not available.