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

Published August 13, 1991.Published August 13, 1991.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)

Composition of Drug

Fixed combinations consisting of:

Peppermint leaf corresponding to November 11, 1985 (B. Anz. p. 14335);
Caraway seed corresponding to publication of December 14, 1989 (B. Anz. 22a, February 1, 1990);
Chamomile flower corresponding to publication of November 1, 1984 (B. Anz. p. 13327);

and their preparations in effective dosage.


Dyspeptic discomfort, especially with mild spasms in the gastrointestinal region, flatulence, and a sensation of fullness.


In case of gallbladder disease, only to be used after consultation with a physician or pharmacist.

Side Effects

None known.

Interactions with Other Drugs

None known.


Unless otherwise prescribed:

The individual components of the combination must be equivalent to 30 - 50 percent of the daily dosage given in the monographs for the individual herbs.

Mode of Administration

Comminuted drug for teas and other galenical preparations for oral use.


A spasmolytic and carminative effect is documented for peppermint leaf, caraway seed, and chamomile flower. Pharmacological tests for the effectiveness of fixed combinations are not available.