Combination: Valerianae radix and Lupuli flos

Overview

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

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

Key facts

Latin name Combination: Valerianae radix and Lupuli flos
English common name Valerian Root and Hop Strobile
Botanical name Combination: Valeriana officinalis L. and Humulus lupulus L.
Therapeutic area
  • Sleep disorders and temporary insomnia
  • Mental stress and mood disorders
Status
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
01/11/2007
Date added to priority list
01/11/2007
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph

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