Ginkgo folium


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Ginkgo folium
English common name Ginkgo leaf
Botanical name Ginkgo biloba L.
Therapeutic area
Circulatory disorders
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
Date added to priority list
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph


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