Shepherd’s Purse

(rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Pharmacopoeias.

In Fr.

💊 Profile

Shepherd’s purse, the aerial parts of Capsella bursa-pastoris (Thlaspi bursa-pastoris) (Cruciferae) has antihaemorrhagic and astringent properties. It is used to prevent or arrest bleeding, and has been specifically used for menorrhagia. It is also used for urinary-tract disorders and diarrhoea.

Homoeopathy.

Shepherd’s purse has been used in homoeopathic medicines under the following names: Capsella bursapastoris; Thlaspi bursa pastoris; Capsella; Thal. b. p.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Ger.: Styptysat. Multi-ingredient: Austral.: Capsella Complex; Austria: Menodoron; Fr.: Histo-Fluine P; Ger.: Rhoival†; Pol.: Klimax†; Prostapol; Uroprost; S.Afr.: Menodoron; Spain: Proctosor†; UK: Antitis; Sciargo.
Published May 08, 2019.