Fixed Combinations of Peppermint leaf, Caraway seed, and Chamomile flower
Published August 13, 1991
Composition of Drug
Fixed combinations consisting of:
Peppermint leaf corresponding to November 11, 1985 ( B. Anz. p. 14335);
Caraway seed corresponding to publication of December 14, 1989 ( B. Anz. 22a, February 1, 1990);
Chamomile flower corresponding to publication of November 1, 1984 ( B. Anz. p. 13327);
and their preparations in effective dosage.
Dyspeptic discomfort, especially with mild spasms in the gastrointestinal region, flatulence, and a sensation of fullness.
In case of gallbladder disease, only to be used after consultation with a physician or pharmacist.
Interactions with Other Drugs
Unless otherwise prescribed:
The individual components of the combination must be equivalent to 30 - 50 percent of the daily dosage given in the monographs for the individual herbs.
Mode of Administration
Comminuted drug for teas and other galenical preparations for oral use.
A spasmolytic and carminative effect is documented for peppermint leaf, caraway seed, and chamomile flower. Pharmacological tests for the effectiveness of fixed combinations are not available.