Polypodii rhizoma


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Polypodii rhizoma
English common name Polypody Rhizome
Botanical name Polypodium vulgare L.
Therapeutic area
  • Cough and cold
  • Constipation
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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