Eschscholziae herba

Overview

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

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

Key facts

Latin name Eschscholziae herba
English common name California poppy
Botanical name Eschscholzia california Cham.
Therapeutic area
  • Sleep disorders and temporary insomnia
  • Mental stress and mood disorders
Status
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
22/11/2011
Date added to priority list
22/11/2011
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph

Documents

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