Verbasci flos


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Verbasci flos
English common name Mullein Flower
Botanical name Verbascum thapsus L.; V. densiflorum Bertol. (V. thapsiforme Schrad); V. phlomoides L.
Therapeutic area
  • Mouth and throat disorders
  • Cough and cold
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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