Hederae helicis folium

Overview

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

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

Key facts

Latin name Hederae helicis folium
English common name Ivy leaf
Botanical name Hedera helix L.
Therapeutic area
Cough and cold
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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