Indications approved by the Commission E: Loss of appetite, dyspepsia hyposecretion (heavy digestion with feeling of fullness and swelling).
Quinine (or Peruvian bark) is used to stimulate appetite and gastric secretions.
Traditionally it has also been used as an antipyretic in febrile and flu symptoms and topically for the treatment of scalp conditions that occur with flaking.
Buds, leaves and young branches.
Pycnogenol, phenolic extract from maritime pine bark (Pinus maritima Mill.).