Passiflorae herba

Overview

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

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

Key facts

Latin name Passiflorae herba
English common name Passion Flower
Botanical name Passiflora incarnata L.
Therapeutic area
  • Sleep disorders and temporary insomnia
  • Mental stress and mood disorders
Status
F: Assessment finalised
Date added to the inventory
24/11/2005
Date added to priority list
24/11/2005
Outcome of European assessment
European Union herbal monograph

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