Sambucus

(rINNM)

💊 Chemical information

Bodzavirág; Elder Flower; Fläderblomma; Fleurs de Sureau; Holunderblüten; Juoduogiu šeivamedžiu Kwiat bzu czarnego; Mustaseljankukka; Sabugueiro; Sambuc.; Sambuci flos; Sambuci Nigrae Flos; Saúco; Sureau, fleur de.

Pharmacopoeias.

In Eur..

Ph. Eur. 6.2

(Elder Flower). The dried flowers of Sambucus nigra. It contains not less than 0.8% of flavonoids, calculated as isoquercitroside with reference to the dried drug. Protect from light.

💊 Profile

Sambucus has astringent, diaphoretic, and anticatarrhal properties and is used in herbal preparations for a variety of disorders, particularly respiratory-tract disorders. Elder-flower water has been used as a vehicle for eye and skin lotions. Elder-flower ointment has been used as a basis for pomades and cosmetic ointments.

Homoeopathy.

Sambucus has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Sambucus nigra; Samb. nig.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Cz.: Caj z Kvetu Bezu Cerneho; Kvet Bazy Ciernej†; Rus.: Novo-Passit (Ново-Пассит). Multi-ingredient: Austral.: Diaco; Sambucus Complex†; Austria: Entschlackender Abfuhrtee EF-EM-ES; Grippetee St Severin; Krauter Hustensaft; Laxalpin; Sinupret; Solvopret; Tuscalman; Canad.: Original Herb Cough Drops; Cz.: Biotussil; Cajova Smes pri Nachlazeni; Detsky Caj s Hermankem; Erkaltungstee†; Novo-Passit; Perospir†; Pulmoran; Reduktan; Sinupret; Species Urologicae Planta; Urcyston Planta; Ger.: Sinupret; Hong Kong: Sinupret; Hung.: Sinupret; Indon.: Imboost Force; Sinupret; StarMuno; Ital.: Sambuco (Specie Composta)†; Tiglio (Specie Composta)†; Mex.: Bisolsinus; Bronkitose Mielimon; Philipp.: Sinupret; Pol.: Betasol; Pyrosal; Sinupret; Termasil; Rus.: Sinupret (Синупрет); Singapore: Sinupret; Spain: Natusor Gripotul†; Natusor Sinulan†; Switz.: Sinupret; Tisane contre les refroidissements; Thai.: Sinupret; UK: Cleansing Herbs; EP&C Essence; Hay Fever & Sinus Relief; Hayfever & Sinus Relief; Herb and Honey Cough Elixir; Life Drops; Lion Cleansing Herbs; Lustys Herbalene; Modern Herbals Cold & Catarrh; Sinotar; Tabritis; Venez.: Dromil Sauco.
Published May 08, 2019.