Elecampane (Inula helenium) dry extract

SKU: 00060

Elecampane (Inula helenium) dry extract

SKU: 00060

In stock

1 Package = 10/kg

MOQ = 30/kg



Amorphous powder of gray or light brown color, crumpled, bitter taste, specific smell


The root of elecampane is one of the most common traditional medicines. This plant in various forms is used to treat a variety of diseases. Especially it is an useful plant for the treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and in diseases of the respiratory tract associated with the start of sputum and inflammation.

Chemical composition

In rhizomes and roots of elecampane there are contained: up to 40% inulin, tar, tannins, beta sitosterol, triterpene saponins, organic acids. In addition, there are found: essential (alanthic) oil (1-3%), the main components of which are bicyclic sesquiterpene lactones with a predominance of alantholactone and isoalantholactone. At room temperature, it is a crystalline mass, at 30-45 °C – a brown liquid.

Health impact

The preparations of elecampane inula detect a wide range of pharmacological activity.

It acts as:

expectorant and anti-inflammatory preparations. Anti-inflammatory effect is especially pronounced in the digestive tract.
The motor and secretory function of various parts of the digestive tract is normalized under the influence of elecampane preparations.
It decreases the activity of the inflammatory process in the stomach, releases of digestive enzymes and acidity of gastric contents decreases. It is a spastic phenomena in the area of ​​the gatekeeper disappear, normal evacuation of gastric contents into the intestines, increases the production of mucous substances by the mucous glands of the stomach.

The bile secretion is increased, microbial intestinal flora is normalized, the vital activity of fungi is suppressed.

Elecampane acts as an antihelminthic (especially for ascariasis).

Essential oil has:

anthelmintic and
antiseptic action.


The properties of elecampane are used when:


gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer,


diarrhea of infectious and non-infectious origin, with chronic hepatitis and liver cirrhosis,



pulmonary tuberculosis.


Hypersensitivity to the preparations, kidney disease, pregnancy, lactation, children’s age up to 12 years.


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We check raw materials and final products with the help of laboratory tests at every stage from raw material preparation to finished extracts and powders. The supplied products comply with the EU safety and quality standards.


We use double packages of 5-10 kg to prevent moisture condensation. Packages are placed in strong five-layer cardboard boxes or craft bags. If an order consists of 4 or more boxes or bags it can be plased on a pallet at your request.


The main cargo delivery is carried out for customer`s account by DHL or Europiir Logistics, which helps our customers save on shipping costs without sacrificing its quality. At your request, we`ll send the available goods in any convenient way from Tallinn within 2 days after making the payment. The average production and delivery time for custom-made goods is 35–40 days.


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