Rosemary

(rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Romarin; Romarin (rosemary leaf); Roris Marini; Rosmariininlehti marini folium (rosemary leaf); Rozmaringlevél (rosemary leaf); Rozmarinu lapai (rosemary leaf); Rozmarýnový list (rosemary leaf).

Pharmacopoeias.

Eur. includes the dried leaf.

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Rosemary Leaf; Rosmarini Folium). The whole, dried leaf of Rosmarinus officinalis. It contains not less than 1.2% v/w of essential oil and not less than 3% of total hydroxycinnamic derivatives, expressed as rosmarinic acid (C 18 H 16 O 8 = 360.3) both with reference to the anhydrous drug.

💊 Profile

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis, Lamiaceae) has rubefacient and mild analgesic activity when applied topically, and is included in external preparations for rheumatic and circulatory disorders. It is also reported to have carminative, spasmolytic, and diuretic effects and is included in herbal preparations for gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, and urinary-tract disorders. Rosemary is a source of rosemary oil (below).

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Braz.: Alrinte. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Acnetrol; Sequals G; Austral.: Avena Complex; Garlic Allium Complex; Vitanox; Austria: Euka; Chile: Rhus Opodeldoc; Romox-ARL; Cz.: Hertz- und Kreislauftee†; Naturland Grosser Swedenbitter†; Fr.: Depuratum; Hepax; Mediflor Tisane Contre la Constipation Passagere No 7; Mediflor Tisane Digestive No 3; Mediflor Tisane Hepatique No 5; Romarene; Ger.: Canephron; JuViton†; Melissengeist; Seda-Plantina†; Mon.: Romarinex; Pol.: Cardiactiv; Rus.: Canephron N (Канефрон Н); Spain: Linimento Naion; Mesatil†; Natusor Hepavesical†; Natusor Low Blood Pressure†; Natusor Sinulan†; Resolutivo Regium; Switz.: Phytomed Cardio; Venez.: Flocadep.
Published May 08, 2019.