Sambuci flos, elder flower.
Elder flower consists of the dried, sifted inflorescence of Sambucus nigra L. [Fam. Caprifoliaceae], as well as its preparations in effective dosage.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
Average daily dosage:
- 10 - 15 g drug;
- 1.5 - 3 g fluidextract (according to Erg. B. 6 );
- 2.5 - 7.5 g tincture (according to Erg. B. 6 );
- equivalent preparations.
Whole herb and other galenical preparations for teas, 1 - 2 cups of tea sipped several times daily, as hot as possible.
DiaphoreticIncreased bronchial secretion