Calendulae flos

Overview

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

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

Key facts

Latin name Calendulae flos
English common name Calendula Flower
Botanical name Calendula officinalis L.
Therapeutic area
  • Mouth and throat disorders
  • Skin disorders and minor wounds
Status
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
24/11/2005
Date added to priority list
24/11/2005
Outcome of European assessment
  • European Union herbal monograph
  • European Union list entry
Additional information

Documents

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