Origani dictamni herba


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Origani dictamni herba
English common name Dittany of Crete herb
Botanical name Origanum dictamnus L.
Therapeutic area
  • 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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