Myrtilli fructus siccus


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

This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing dried bilberry fruit. For practical information about using dried 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 siccus
English common name Dried Bilberry fruit
Botanical name Vaccinium myrtillus L.
Therapeutic area
  • Mouth and throat disorders
  • 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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