Motherwort

(rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur.. Chin. includes the fruit.

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Motherwort). The whole or cut, dried, flowering aerial parts of Leonurus cardiaca. It contains not less than 0.2% of flavonoids, expressed as hyperoside (C 21 H 20 O 12 = 464.4) calculated with reference to the dried drug. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Motherwort is given in herbal medicine for nervous and cardiac disorders; it is also used in products promoted for mild hyperthyroidism.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Austral.: Pacifenity†; Valerian†; Austria: Thyreogutt; Canad.: Thunas Tab for Menstrual Pain†; Fr.: Biocarde; Ger.: Biovital Aktiv†; Biovital Classic; Mutellon; Oxacant N†; Oxacant-sedativ; Hung.: Biovital†; Pol.: Biovital N; Klimax†; Lumewal; Nervinolum; Nerwobonisol; Switz.: Tisane pour le coeur et la circulation; UK: Menopause Relief; Modern Herbals Stress; Period Pain Relief; Prementaid; Quiet Life; SuNerven; Wellwoman.
Published May 08, 2019.