Birch Leaf

(rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Birch Leaf). The whole or fragmented dried leaves of Betula pendula and/or B. pubescens as well as hybrids of both species. It contains not less than 1.5% of flavonoids, calculated as hyperoside (C 21 H 20 O 12 = 464.4), with reference to the dried drug. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Birch leaf is used in herbal medicine, particularly for urinarytract disorders. Birch leaf oil has also been used.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Ger.: Urorenal†. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Sequals G; Austral.: Guaiacum Complex†; Austria: Blasentee St Severin; Heumann’s Blasen- und Nierentee; Rheuma; Solubitrat; Cz.: Abfuhr-Heilkrautertee†; Blasen- und Nierentee†; Cajova Smes pri Redukcni Diete†; Fytokliman Planta; Nephrosal†; Reduktan; Senalax; Species Diureticae Planta†; Species Urologicae Planta; Stoffwechseltee N†; Urologicka Cajova Smes; Fr.: B.O.P.; Depuratum; Drainactil; Mediflor no 11 Draineur Renal et Digestif†; Mediflor Tisane Antirhumatismale No 2; Ger.: Antihypertonicum S; BioCyst; Canephron novo†; Cystinol N; Dr Wiemanns Rheumatonikum; Dr. Scheffler Bergischer Krautertee Blasen- und Nierentee; Harntee 400 N; Harntee STADA; Harntee-Steiner; Heumann Blasen- und Nierentee Solubitrat S†; Heumann Blasen- und Nierentee Solubitrat uro; Hevert-Blasen-Nieren-Tee N; Heweberberol-Tee; NephroPasc†; Nephronorm med†; Nephropur tri†; Nephroselect M; NephrubinN†; Nierentee 2000†; Nieron Blasen- und Nieren-Tee VI†; Nieron-Tee N†; Presselin Nieren-Blasen K 3†; Renob Blasen- und Nierentee; Urodil phyto†; Ital.: Betulla (Specie Composta)†; Gramigna (Specie Composta)†; Lipaven; Listerine Fresh Citrus; Listerine Tartar Control; Pol.: Betasol; Diabetofort; Herbaton; Nefrobonisol; NeoFitolizyna; Urosept; Rus.: Herbion Urological Drops (Гербион Урологические Капли); Sibectan (Сибектан); S.Afr.: Arnica Massage Oil; Spain: Diurinat; Genurat; Natusor Artilane†; Natusor High Blood Pressure†; Natusor Renal†; Renusor†; Tensiben†; Switz.: Dragees S pour les reins et la vessie; Nephrosolid; Phytomed Nephro†; Tisane Diuretique; Tisane pour le coeur et la circulation; Tisane pour les reins et la vessie; Urinex; UK: Massage Balm with Calendula.
Published January 18, 2019.