Agni casti fructus


This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of agnus castus fruit. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing agnus castus fruit.

This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing agnus castus fruit. For practical information about using agnus castus fruit medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.

Key facts

Latin name Agni casti fructus
English common name Agnus Castus Fruit
Botanical name Vitex agnus-castus L.
Therapeutic area
Urinary tract and genital disorders
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
Date added to priority list
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph


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