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Bergeniae folium, also known as bergenia leaf, is a substance used in folk medicine and is obtained from bergenia crassifolia.
IngredientsThis section has been translated automatically.
Tanning agents (17-18 %), especially gallotannins such as (bergenin = isocoumarin and catechin-3-gallate), phenol glycosides (12-18 % arbutin), hydroquinone, gallic acid
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This is a negative monograph of the Commission E; in folk medicine (especially Russian folk medicine) bergeniae folium is used for "skin diseases" diarrhea and other intestinal diseases, fever and rheumatism. The extract is said to be effective in skin leishmaniasis.
Bergeniae folium has astringent, antimicrobial and local hemostyptic effects.
LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Ammon H et al (2014). Hunnius Pharmaceutical Dictionary. Walter de Gruyter GmbH Berlin/Boston S 247
- Schilcher H (2015) Guide to Phytotherapy, 5th edition. Urban Fischer publishing house p. 73-74