Betonica officinalis (Betony)

Medical Indication

Part of the plant which can be used

  • The aerial parts in the bud stage

Present in the market

  • Herbal tea
  • Dry plant liquid extract

Medical Use and Dosage – mode of administration

BETONICA OFFICINALIS is used as anti-inflammatory remedy. In digestive system, it is indicated as spasmolytic, sedative, and antifungal. It is indicated in gastro-intestinal irritability. Also, it is a very good remedy as anti-diarrheic, and deals with health problems in the urinary system as diuretic.
Betonica is a relaxing remedy that deals with big stress. Is used as gentle stimulant with emphasis upon the cerebral circulation and neuralgic conditions.
It is indicated in respiratory system for bronchitis and for asthma. It is also expectorant, and very good remedies for whooping cough.
In all aforementioned health conditions can be used in herbal tea, 3-4 times daily.
In case of liquid extract, the suggested dosage is 1 – 4 drops daily.

Combinations & Contraindications

It is contraindicated to be used during pregnancy without medical surveillance.

Recognized Ethnobotanical use

BETONICA OFFICINALIS is known as anti-inflammatory, stimulant, antibacterial, antioxidant, relaxing and expectorant remedy.

Dissemination & Use