Zingiberis rhizoma


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

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

Key facts

Latin name Zingiberis rhizoma
English common name Ginger
Botanical name Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Therapeutic area
Gastrointestinal 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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