Combination: Species sedativae


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Combination: Species sedativae
English common name Herbal tea combinations for use as sedatives
Therapeutic area
  • Sleep disorders and temporary insomnia
  • Mental stress and mood 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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