Gentianae radix

Overview

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

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

Key facts

Latin name Gentianae radix
English common name Gentian Root
Botanical name Gentiana lutea L.
Therapeutic area
Gastrointestinal disorders
Status
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
07/09/2007
Date added to priority list
07/09/2007
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph

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