Arnicae flos


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Arnicae flos
English common name Arnica flower
Botanical name Arnica montana L.
Therapeutic area
Pain and inflammation
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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