Avenae fructus


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Avenae fructus
English common name Oat Fruit
Botanical name Avena sativa L.
Therapeutic area
Skin disorders and minor wounds
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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