Menthae piperitae folium
This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of peppermint leaf. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing peppermint leaf.
This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing peppermint leaf. For practical information about using peppermint leaf medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
|Latin name||Menthae piperitae folium|
|English common name||peppermint leaf|
|Botanical name||Mentha x piperita L.|
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European Union herbal monograph