Lecithinum ex soya


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Lecithinum ex soya
English common name Soya-bean lecithin
Botanical name Glycine max (L.) Merr.
Therapeutic area
Fatigue and weakness
C: ongoing call for scientific data
Date added to the inventory
Date added to priority list
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph


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