Tormentillae rhizoma

Overview

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

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

Key facts

Latin name Tormentillae rhizoma
English common name Tormentil
Botanical name Potentilla erecta (L.) Raeusch.
Therapeutic area
  • Mouth and throat disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
Status
C: ongoing call for scientific data
Date added to the inventory
01/11/2007
Date added to priority list
03/07/2008
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph

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