Iberogast is comprised of the following 9 ingredients: Iberis amara, Angelica, Chamomile, Caraway Fruit, St. Mary’s Thistle, Balm Leaves, Peppermint Leaves, Celandine, and Liquorice Root.
Iberis amara: The fresh plant extract of Iberis amara represents the prokinetic component in Iberogast. It increases the tone of smooth gastro-intestinal muscles and accelerates gastro-intestinal peristalsis. Extracts of Iberis amara are only contained in the medicine Iberogast.
Angelica: The extract acts to promote digestion, to relieve cramps and to promote gastric juice production.
St. Mary’s Thistle: The extract acts in an hepatoprotective manner and stimulates the regeneration of liver cells.
Caraway Fruit: The extracts act in a microbicidal manner and relieve cramps. It improves the tolerability of flatulence promoting foods (e.g. cabbage, beans).
Lemon Balm Leaves: The extract acts as a seda-tive and in an anti-flatulent manner.
Celandine: The extract acts to relieve cramps in bile ducts and in the gastro-intestinal tract.
Liquorice Root: The extract shows a cramp-relieving action and accelerates the healing of stomach ulcers.
Peppermint Leaves: The extract acts in an anti-flatulent manner, relieves cramps and stimulates bile production.
Chamomile: The extract is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, cramp relieving and promotes wound healing.