💊 Chemical information

Feverwort; Thoroughwort.
NOTE. Boneset has also been used as a common name for Symphytum officinale.

💊 Profile

Boneset, the aerial parts of Eupatorium perfoliatum (Compositae), has diaphoretic and immunostimulant properties and has been used in the treatment of fever, influenza, the common cold, and other upper respiratory-tract disorders.


Boneset has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Eupatorium perfoliatum; Eup. perf.
1. Habtemariam S, Macpherson AM. Cytotoxicity and antibacterial activity of ethanol extract from leaves of a herbal drug, boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum). Phytother Res 2000; 14: 575–7.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Austral.: Flavons; UK: Catarrh Mixture.
Published January 22, 2019.