💊 Chemical information

Ásaro europeo; Hazelwort; Rhizoma Asari; Wild Nard.
NOTE. Asarabacca has also been used as a common name for Aristolochia clematitis.

💊 Profile

Asarabacca is the dried rhizome, roots, and leaves of Asarum europaeum (Aristolochiaceae), which is an ingredient of snuffs. It is also an irritant emetic and has been used in rodent poisons. Asarabacca is an ingredient of preparations given for respiratory disorders.


Asarabacca has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Asarum; Asarum europaeum; Asar. eur.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Ger.: Escarol†.
Published December 31, 2018.