Eleutherococci radix


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Eleutherococci radix
English common name Eleutherococcus
Botanical name Eleutherococcus senticosus (Rupr. et Maxim.) Maxim.
Therapeutic area
Fatigue and weakness
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
Date added to priority list
Outcome of European assessment
  • European Union herbal monograph
  • European Union list entry
Additional information


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