This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of guarana seed. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing guarana seed.
This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing guarana seed. For practical information about using guarana seed medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
|Latin name||Paulliniae semen|
|English common name||Guarana|
|Botanical name||Paullinia cupana Kunth (syn. Paullinia sorbilis Mart.)|
Fatigue and weakness
F: Assessment finalised
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European Union herbal monograph