💊 Chemical information


In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Bogbean Leaf). The dried, entire or fragmented leaf of Menyanthes trifoliata. It has a very bitter and persistent taste.

💊 Profile

Menyanthes has been used as a bitter. It is used in herbal medicine for rheumatic, gastrointestinal, and biliary-tract disorders. It is also used in folk medicine.


Menyanthes has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Menyanthes trifoliata; Menyan. t.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Cz.: List Vachty Trojliste†. Multi-ingredient: Austria: Mariazeller; Cz.: Naturland Grosser Swedenbitter†; Fr.: Tisane Hepatique de Hoerdt; Ger.: Gallexier; Pol.: Krople Zoladkowe; Rus.: Original Grosser Bittner Balsam (Оригинальный Большой Бальзам Биттнера); UK: Modern Herbals Rheumatic Pain; Rheumatic Pain; Rheumatic Pain Relief; Rheumatic Pain Remedy; Vegetex.
Published May 08, 2019.