Rosae flos


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Rosae flos
English common name Rose flower
Botanical name Rosa centifolia L.; Rosa gallica L.; Rosa damascena Mill.
Therapeutic area
  • Mouth and throat disorders
  • Skin disorders and minor wounds
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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