Primulae flos


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Primulae flos
English common name Primula flower
Botanical name Primula veris L.; Primula elatior (L.) Hill
Therapeutic area
Cough and cold
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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