Matricariae flos


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Matricariae flos
English common name Matricaria Flower
Botanical name Matricaria recutita L.
Therapeutic area
  • Mouth and throat disorders
  • Skin disorders and minor wounds
  • Cough and cold
  • Gastrointestinal 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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