Rhatany Root


💊 Chemical information

Krameria; Krameria Root; Ratanhia, racine de; Ratanhiae radix; Ratanhiagyökér; Ratanhový kořen; Ratania, raíz de; Ratanianjuuri; Rataniarot; Rataniju šaknys.


In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Rhatany Root). The dried, usually fragmented, underground organs of Krameria triandra. It contains not less than 5% of tannins, expressed as pyrogallol, calculated with reference to the dried drug. It is known as Peruvian rhatany. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Rhatany root has astringent properties and is used in herbal preparations for a variety of disorders, including oropharyngeal inflammation.


Rhatany root has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Ratanhia; Krameria triandra; Ratanhiae radix; Ratania peruviana; Ratan.

💊 Preparations

Ph. Eur.: Rhatany Tincture.

Proprietary Preparations

Ger.: ratioSept. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Esculeol P; Parodontax Fluor; Austria: Parodontax; Braz.: Malvatricin Natural Organic; Parodontax; Chile: Hemorrol†; Fr.: Delabarre Bio-adhesif; Ger.: Ratanhia comp; Repha-Os; Israel: Parodontax†; Ital.: Gengivario†; Spain: Encialina†; Switz.: Eubucal†; GU Eau†; Parodontax F†; Parodontax†; Sanogencive.
Published May 08, 2019.