Herbion, cowslip syrup
 Herbion plantain syrup - enveloping, immunostimulant and antibacterial agent used for the treatment of dry cough.

Gerbion syrup primrose - expectorant, used for productive (wet) cough.

Pharmacological action

Gerbion syrup containing aqueous extracts of grass plantain, mallow flowers and ascorbic acid, is used for dry coughs and colds.

Part of the plant components Gerbion mucus enveloping performs a function to form on the mucous membrane of the throat a thin coating layer, as well as protects against irritants that provoke coughing.

Grass plantain lanceolate contains saponins, which are getting inside, irritated mucous membrane receptors of the digestive tract, thereby stimulating the secretion of bronchial glands, reducing the viscosity of mucus and increasing its amount.

Components Gerbion rich active substances which are endowed with antibacterial properties. Use of the drug can increase the resistance of cells to an insufficient amount of oxygen to suppress the cough reflex.

The presence of vitamin C in the composition Gerbion explains the ability of the drug to strengthen the walls of blood vessels, reduce intoxication, increase non-specific immunity.

Gerbion, reviews suggest helps to alleviate and mitigate non-productive cough.

Gerbion syrup primrose is used to improve the expectoration, due to the properties of its active ingredients - water extracts of primrose root, herbs thyme and menthol.

Contained in primrose extract saponins facilitate the process of sputum in the bronchi by thinning thick viscous mucus and facilitate expectoration. The diuretic, analgesic, antispasmodic, and antihelminthic action Gerbion explained properties of herbs thyme. Also, this component of the syrup affects the activation of ciliated bronchial epithelium, improving and facilitating the evacuation of mucus.

Expectorants and bronchodilators (expansion and relaxation of smooth muscles of the bronchi) action Gerbion syrup shall thymol, which is part of thyme. Menthol enhances the action of thymol and antiseptic (destroying microorganisms) and anti-inflammatory properties.


According to the instructions, syrup Herbion plantain it is advisable to appoint:

  • dry cough, which was caused by an infection of the upper respiratory tract;
  • colds, accompanied by a cough;
  • dry cough smokers.

Gerbion syrup primrose extract is indicated for:

  • respiratory diseases, which are characterized by irritation of the respiratory tract, shortness of expectoration, obsessive dry cough, spasmodic cough (with a whistling component);
  • irritating cough in bronchitis and tracheitis;
  • senile cough;
  • coughing provoked by various stimuli, including tobacco smoke.

Positive feedback on Gerbion confirm its effectiveness in the treatment of the above diseases.

Instructions for use Gerbion

 Herbion, plantain syrup
 Gerbion based cough are advised to take psyllium as follows: Adults and children over 14 years - 10 ml (2 tsp) for children 7-14 years - 5-10 ml (1-2 teaspoons) children - 2-7 years - 5 ml (1ch.l.). Take Gerbion cough should be 3 times a day, adults number of methods can be increased up to 5 times. Use of the drug is independent of mealtimes.

Syrup Gerbion based primrose extract is administered after meals 3 times a day, according to the dosing regimen: adults - 15 ml (3 tsp), children over 14 years - 10 ml (2 tsp), children 5-14 years - 5 ml, children 2-5 years - 2, 5 ml. Adults and children over 14 years, if necessary, can be added to another (fourth) Gerbion reception. Typically, the duration of treatment corresponds to 5-7 days.

Both types of cough syrup Gerbion need to drink while taking a sufficient amount of warm water or tea.

side effects

Although Gerbion reviews described as well tolerated, in rare cases may experience allergic reactions such as hives and itching.

Using large DOX Gerbion cough can cause diarrhea, nausea, vomiting.


Use syrup Gerbion instruction is not recommended for:

  • hypersensitivity to the active substances of the drug;
  • congenital fructose intolerance;
  • congenital deficiency of sucrose / isomalt;
  • syndrome of malabsorption of glucose and galactose;
  • diabetes;
  • inflammatory diseases of the gastric mucosa;
  • ulcerative lesions of the digestive tract.

Not assigned Gerbion cough for children under 2 years, pregnancy (I trimester) and breastfeeding women. In II and III trimester use of the drug is possible only after consulting your doctor.

Additional Information

Instruction Gerbion recommends storing medication at a temperature corresponding to 15-25 0 FROM.

Useful syrup Gerbion considered for 2 years from the date of issue, but after opening the bottle to use the drug can only be for a month.