Epilobii herba

Overview

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

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

Key facts

Latin name Epilobii herba
English common name Willow herb
Botanical name Epilobium angustifolium L. and/or Epilobium parviflorum Schreb.
Therapeutic area
Urinary tract and genital disorders
Status
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
28/01/2014
Date added to priority list
28/01/2014
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph

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