Dissolving gallstones. For early stages of cholesterol gallstones as well as solitary and multiple cholesterol gallstones.
Not available in Germany.


  • Hitrechol is effective, safe and reliable in treating cholelithiasis.1-4
  • Low adverse reaction rate in many years of clinical practice.5
  • Advanced manufacturing technologies in line with EU production standards to control the quality of herbal medicine starting at the source.
  • Using advanced technologies to extract the most valuable herbal ingredients.
  • EU standard, premium quality.
  • Recommended by multiple domestic and foreign guidelines.6-8

Pharmacological effects

This plant extract has both anti-inflammatory and litholytic properties. In Europe, litholytic actions are primarily known from chemical substances such as UDCA and CDCA. Treatment of gallstones is based on the following pharmacological actions of Glechoma hederacea extracts: 9-13


Dissolution of cholesterol gallstones.


Reducing the inflammatory process in the gallbladder wall. The inflammatory reaction can be caused by mechanical irritation attributable to gallstones and may be accompanied by complaints.


Relaxation of muscle cells in the bile ducts, facilitating the flow of bile.


Mandatory Information

Hitrechol soft capsules


1 capsule contains:

Active ingredient:
Herb Hederae Terr. 0.2g per capsule (equivalent to Herb Hederae Terr. 0.2g)

Area of application:

Dissolving gallstones. For early stages of cholesterol gallstones as well as solitary and multiple cholesterol gallstones.


Contraindication: Risks for pregnant women.

For risks and side effects, please ask your doctor or pharmacist.


1 Fuchs-Algrim J, Lorenz H. 2003. Wirksamkeit und Verträglichkeit von Hitrechol bei der medikamentösen Auflösung von Cholesteringallensteinen sowie der Behandlung von Begleitbeschwerden. Integrierter finaler Report der Studie IBP 312001/93 (in German).

2 孫法元. 肝膽結石片治療肝膽結石512例臨床療效觀察. 四川醫學 2001; 82(10):979.

3 張瑞明等.肝膽消石片治療膽道結石隨機對照、平行試驗的臨床研 2001; 16(4): 389-391.

4 王昊.自擬如金方治療肝內膽管結石病48例臨床觀察.中醫藥導報 2007;13(5): 41-42.

5 Hitrechol – Literatur References. Pharmazeutische Fabrik Evers GmbH & Co. KG

6 中華消化雜誌編輯委員會等. 中國慢性膽囊炎、膽囊結石內科診療 共識意見(2018年). 中華消化雜誌. 2019;39(2):73-79.

7 Tazuma S, Unno M, Igarashi Y. et al. Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for cholelithiasis 2016. J Gastroenterol. 2017 Mar; 52(3)-276-300.

8 Abraham “, Rivero HG, Erlikh IV, et al. Surgical and nonsurgical management of gallstones. Am Fam Physician. 2014 May 15;89(10):795-802

9 張前軍等.活血丹屬植物的化學成分及藥理研究進展.中草藥 2006; 37(6): 950-952.

10 Kumarasamy Y, Cox PJ, Jaspars M, et al. Biological activity of Glechoma hederacea. Fitoterapia. 2002 Dec;73(7-8):721-3.

11 Milovanovic M, Zivkovic D, Vucelic-Radovic B. Antioxidant effects of Glechoma hederacea as a food additive. Nat Prod Commun. 2010 Jan;5(1):61-3.

12 An HJ, Jeong HJ, Um JY, et al. Glechoma hederacea inhibits inflammatory mediator release in IFN-gamma and LPS-stimulated mouse peritoneal macrophages. J Ethnopharmacol. 2006 Jul 19;106(3):418-24.

13 Chou ST, Lin TH, Peng HY, et al. Phytochemical profile of hot water extract of Glechoma hederacea and its antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory activities. Life Sci. 2019 May 30:116519. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2019.05.075.