This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of birch leaf. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing birch leaf.
This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing birch leaf. For practical information about using birch leaf medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
|Latin name||Betulae folium|
|English common name||Birch Leaf|
|Botanical name||Betula pendula Roth / Betula pubescens Ehrh.|
Urinary tract and genital disorders
F: Assessment finalised
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European Union herbal monograph