Boldo

(rINN)
Boldo Chemical formula

💊 Chemical information

Boldi folium; Boldo, feuille de; Boldo Folium; Boldo Leaves; Boldoblad; Boldólevél; Boldonlehti; Boldovníkový list; Kvapiu ju lapai; Liść boldo; Peumus. CAS — 476-70-0 (boldine); 1398-22-7 (boldoglucin).

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur., which also includes Boldo Leaf Dry Extract. Fr. includes Boldine.

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Boldo Leaf). The whole or fragmented dried leaf of Peumus boldus. It contains not more than 4% v/w of essential oil calculated with reference to the anhydrous drug. It contains not less than 0.1% of total alkaloids, expressed as boldine (C 19 H 21 NO 4 = 327.4), calculated with reference to the anhydrous drug. It has a characteristic odour especially when rubbed. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Boldo is employed in herbal medicine as a diuretic, for hepatobiliary disorders and for gastrointestinal disorders such as constipation. The alkaloid boldine is also used.

Homoeopathy.

Boldo has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Peumus boldus.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Braz.: Prinachol; Mex.: Bliz. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Bil 13; Biliosan Compuesto†; Boldina; Digenat; Dioxicolagol; Drenocol†; Hepacur; Hepatalgina; Hepatodirectol; Hepatotal Family†; Herbaccion Dig Fresh†; Herbaccion Digestivo†; Metiogen; Opobyl; Radicura; Trixol†; Austral.: Berberis Complex; Lexat†; Austria: St Bonifatius-Tee; Braz.: Alcafelol†; Alcaflor†; Bilifel†; Boldopeptan†; Boljuprima†; Colachofra; Dorveran†; Ductoveran; Emagrevit†; Eparema; Figatil; Gotas Digestivas; Hepatoregius†; Jurubileno†; Solvobil; Chile: Hepabil; Nature Complex Reduct-Te; Reduc-Te; Te Laxante; Cz.: The Salvat; Fr.: Bolcitol; Drainactil; Elixir Spark; Grains de Vals; Hepaclem; Hepax; Jecopeptol; Mediflor no 11 Draineur Renal et Digestif†; Mediflor Tisane Hepatique No 5; Mucinum a l’Extrait de Cascara; Opobyl; Oxyboldine; Petites Pilules Carters; Solution Stago Diluee; Tisane Hepatique de Hoerdt; Vegelax†; Ger.: Cynarzym N†; Gallemolan G†; Heumann Leber- und Gallentee Solu-Hepar S†; Heumann Verdauungstee Solu-Lipar; Hong Kong: Mucinum Cascara†; Ital.: Amaro Medicinale; Boldina He; Caramelle alle Erbe Digestive; Coladren; Colax; Confetti Lassativi CM; Critichol; Digelax†; Dis-Cinil Complex; Eparema; Eparema-Levul; Eupatol; Frangulina†; Hepatos; Hepatos B12; Magisbile†; Mepalax; Schias-Amaro Medicinale†; Solvobil; Mex.: Chofabol; Hepedren; Ifuchol; Peptochol†; Pol.: Boldaloin; Boldovera; Port.: Mucinum; Spain: Boldolaxin†; Menabil Complex†; Natusor Hepavesical†; Nico Hepatocyn; Odisor†; Opobyl; Resolutivo Regium; Solucion Schoum; Switz.: Boldocynara; Heparfelien; Stago N†; Tisane hepatique et biliaire; UK: Adios; Boldex; HealthAid Boldo-Plus; Weight Loss Aid; Venez.: Cynascool; Natrossil.
Published January 21, 2019.