This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of horse-chestnut seed. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing horse-chestnut seed.
This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing horse-chestnut seed. For practical information about using horse-chestnut seed medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
|Latin name||Hippocastani semen|
|English common name||Horse-Chestnut Seed|
|Botanical name||Aesculus hippocastanum L.|
F: Assessment finalised
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European Union herbal monograph