Curcumae xanthorrhizae rhizoma

Overview

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

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

Key facts

Latin name Curcumae xanthorrhizae rhizoma
English common name Javanese turmeric
Botanical name Curcuma xanthorrhiza Roxb. (C. xanthorrhiza D. Dietrich).
Therapeutic area
Gastrointestinal disorders
Status
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
01/11/2007
Date added to priority list
07/11/2008
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph

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