Herniariae herba


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Herniariae herba
English common name Rupturewort
Botanical name Herniaria glabra L.; Herniaria hirsuta L.; Herniaria incana Lam.
Therapeutic area
Urinary tract and genital 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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