Ribis nigri folium


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Ribis nigri folium
English common name Blackcurrant Leaf
Botanical name Ribes nigrum L.
Therapeutic area
  • Pain and inflammation
  • Urinary tract and genital disorders
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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