Myrtilli fructus recens


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Myrtilli fructus recens
English common name Fresh Bilberry fruit
Botanical name Vaccinium myrtillus L.
Therapeutic area
Circulatory 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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