Millefolii herba


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Millefolii herba
English common name Yarrow
Botanical name Achillea millefolium L.
Therapeutic area
  • Loss of appetite
  • Skin disorders and minor wounds
  • Urinary tract and genital disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
Date added to priority list
Outcome of European assessment
  • European Union herbal monograph
  • European Union list entry


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