Plantaginis ovatae seminis tegumentum


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Plantaginis ovatae seminis tegumentum
English common name Ispaghula husk
Botanical name Plantago ovata Forssk.
Therapeutic area
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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