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Agrimony


Agrimony - E Monograph
Agrimoniae herba
Odermennigkraut
Published March 13, 1986;
Revised March 13, 1990
Name of Drug

Agrimoniae herba, agrimony, cocklebur.  

Composition of Drug

Agrimony herb consists of the dried, above-ground parts of Agrimonia eupatoria L.  and/or A.  procera Wallroth [Fam.  Rosaceae], harvested shortly before or during flowering, or equivalent preparations in effective dosage.  

The herb contains tannins and flavonoids.  

Internal:

  • Mild, nonspecific, acute diarrhea;
  • inflammation of oral and pharyngeal mucosa.  

 

External:

  • Mild, superficial inflammation of the skin.  

 

Contraindications

None known.

Side Effects

None known.  

Interactions with Other Drugs
 
Dosage

Unless otherwise prescribed:

For internal application:

Average daily dosage:

  • 3 g of herb;
  • equivalent preparations.  

 

Mode of Administration

Comminuted herb or herb powder for teas; other galenical preparations for external and internal use.  

Actions

Astringent



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