This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of devil's claw root. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing devil's claw root.
This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing devil's claw root. For practical information about using devil's claw root medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
|Latin name||Harpagophyti radix|
|English common name||Devil’s Claw Root|
|Botanical name||Harpagophytum procumbens DC.; Harpagophytum zeyheri Decne|
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European Union herbal monograph