This is a summary of the scientific conclusions reached by the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products (HMPC) on the medicinal uses of butcher’s broom. The HMPC conclusions are taken into account by EU Member States when evaluating applications for the licensing of herbal medicines containing butcher’s broom.
This summary is not intended to provide practical advice on how to use medicines containing butcher’s broom. For practical information about using butcher’s broom medicines, patients should read the package leaflet that comes with the medicine or contact their doctor or pharmacist.
|Latin name||Rusci rhizoma|
|English common name||Butcher's Broom|
|Botanical name||Ruscus aculeatus L.|
D: Draft under discussion
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European Union herbal monograph