Primula Root


💊 Chemical information

Gullviverot; Kankalingyökér; Kevätesikonjuuri; Primelwurzel; Primevère, racine de; Prímula; Primulae radix; Prvosenkový kořen; Racine de Primevère; Raktažoliu šaknys; Schlüsselblumenwurzel.


Eur. includes Primula root.

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Primula Root; Primulae Radix). Consists of the whole or cut, dried rhizome and root of Primula veris [cowslip] or P. elatior [oxlip]. It has a bitter taste. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Primula root has expectorant properties and is used for cough and other respiratory-tract disorders. Cowslip, the flowers, leaves, and roots of Primula veris (P. officinalis) (Primulaceae), is widely used in herbal medicine. The flowers have sedative properties and are used for insomnia, hyperactivity, and anxiety disorders. The flowers and leaves have also been used similarly to primula root. Oxlip flowers and root (P. elatior) and primrose root (P. vulgaris) have also been used.


Cowslip has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Primula veris.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Expectosan Hierbas y Miel; Austria: Bronchithym; Cardiodoron; Heumann’s Bronchialtee; Krauter Hustensaft; Sinupret; Solvopret; Thymoval; Canad.: Original Herb Cough Drops; Cz.: Biotussil; Bronchialtee N†; Bronchicum Elixir†; Bronchicum Hustensirup†; Bronchicum Sekret-Loser†; Bronchipret; Sinupret; Ger.: Bronchicum; Bronchicum Elixir N†; Bronchicum Elixir Plus†; Bronchicum Elixir S; Bronchicum Sekret-Loser†; Bronchicum Thymian†; Bronchipret; Brust- und Hustentee; Cardiodoron; Dr Scheffler Bergischer Krautertee Husten- und Bronchialtee; Drosithym-N; Equisil N; Expectysat N; Harzer Hustenloser†; Heumann Bronchialtee Solubifix T; JuViton†; Kinder Em-eukal Hustensaft†; Kneipp Husten- und Bronchial-Tee; Phytobronchin; Sinuforton; Sinupret; Tussiflorin forte†; Tussiflorin Hustensaft†; Tussiflorin Hustentropfen†; TUSSinfant N†; Hong Kong: Pectoral†; Sinupret; Hung.: Bronchipret; Sinupret; Indon.: Bronchipret; Silex; Sinupret; Mex.: Bisolsinus; Neth.: Bronchicum; Philipp.: Bronchipret; Sinupret; Pol.: Bronchicum Eliksir; Bronchosol; Herbapect; Sinupret; Rus.: Bronchicum (Бронхикум); Bronchicum Husten (Бронхикум Сироп от Кашля); Bronchipret TP (Бронхипрет ТП); Sinupret (Синупрет); S.Afr.: Bronchicough†; Bronchicum†; Cardiodoron; Singapore: Sinupret; Switz.: Cardiodoron†; DemoPectol; Kernosan Elixir; Pectoral N; Perpector†; Sinupret; Sirop pectoral contre la toux S; Sirop S contre la toux et la bronchite; Strath Gouttes contre la toux; Strath Gouttes pour les veines; Strath Gouttes Rhumatisme; Tisane pectorale pour les enfants; Thai.: Sinupret; Solvopret TP; UK: Bio-Strath Willow Formula; Onopordon Comp B.
Published May 08, 2019.