Pelargonii radix

Overview

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

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

Key facts

Latin name Pelargonii radix
English common name Pelargonium root
Botanical name Pelargonium sidoides DC; Pelargonium reniforme Curt.
Therapeutic area
Cough and cold
Status
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
16/07/2009
Date added to priority list
16/07/2009
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph

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