Foeniculi dulcis fructus


This is a summary of the assessment report adopted by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) that describes the data available on the medicinal use of a herbal substance and the conclusions after evaluating these data.
If you want more information on the HMPC conclusions, read the Community list entry on this herbal medicine. Community list entries are authorised by the European Commission further to the scientific opinion of the HMPC and describe the herbal medicines, including their content, how they are used, what they are used for, how they work and how they can be used safely.

Key facts

Latin name Foeniculi dulcis fructus
English common name Sweet Fennel
Botanical name Foeniculum vulgare Miller subsp. vulgare var. dulce (Mill.) Batt. & Trab.
Therapeutic area
  • Urinary tract and genital disorders
  • Cough and cold
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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