Sambuci flos

Overview

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

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

Key facts

Latin name Sambuci flos
English common name Elder Flower
Botanical name Sambucus nigra L.
Therapeutic area
Cough and cold
Status
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
09/03/2007
Date added to priority list
09/03/2007
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph

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