Fumitory

(USAN, rINNM)
Synonyms: Erdrauchkraut; Fumaria; Fumariae herba; Fumeterre; Zemědýmová nat’; Ziele dymnicy.
Cyrillic synonym: Дымовая Трава; Дымянка Лекарственная.

💊 Chemical information

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Fumitory). The whole or fragmented, dried aerial parts of Fumaria officinalis harvested in full bloom. It contains a minimum of 0.40% of total alkaloids, expressed as protopine (C 20 H 19 NO 5 = 353.4). Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Fumitory comprises the dried or fresh flowering plant Fumaria officinalis (Papaveraceae) and is used in herbal medicine. It is an ingredient of preparations used mainly for gastrointestinal and biliary-tract disorders.

Homoeopathy.

Fumitory has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Fumaria officinalis.

Irritable bowel syndrome.

Neither fumitory nor Javanese turmeric was effective in a study1 in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
1. Brinkhaus B, et al. Herbal medicine with curcuma and fumitory in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial. Scand J Gastroenterol 2005; 40: 936–43.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Austria: Bilobene; Oddibil; Braz.: Oddibil; Fr.: Oddibil; Ger.: Bilobene; Bomagall mono†; Oddibil†; Hung.: Bilobene; Pol.: Amphochol. Multi-ingredient: Austria: Hepabene; Oddispasmol; Cz.: Hepabene†; Fr.: Actibil†; Bolcitol; Depuratif Parnel; Depuratum; Schoum; Hung.: Hepabene; Ital.: Soluzione Schoum; Pol.: Boldovera; Rus.: Hepabene (Гепабене); Spain: Natusor Hepavesical†; Odisor†; Solucion Schoum; UK: Echinacea; Skin Cleansing.
Published May 08, 2019.