Bursae pastoris herba
This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of shepherd’s purse. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing shepherd’s purse.
This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing shepherd’s purse. For practical information about using shepherd’s purse medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
|Latin name||Bursae pastoris herba|
|English common name||Shepherds Purse|
|Botanical name||Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik.|
Urinary tract and genital disorders
F: Assessment finalised
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European Union herbal monograph