Urtica dioica L., Urtica urens L., their hybrids or mixtures of these
Supportive treatment for painful joints and muscles
- Urinary problems
May be useful for increasing urine flow in cystitis or other urinary inflammations
- Muscle pain
Supportive treatment for painful muscles and joints
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ESCOP was founded in June 1989 as an umbrella organisation representing national herbal medicine or phytotherapy associations across Europe, especially in their discussions with European medicines regulators. In particular it produces state-of-the-art reviews of the therapeutic use of leading herbal medicinal products based on leading expertise across Europe. find out more about escop
ESCOP Herb Reference iPhone ® App
The ESCOP Herb Reference is an app that lists over 100 herbs and their uses for a range of everyday conditions. It is distilled from ESCOP’s reference texts, used to set standards for those manufacturing herbal medicines officially licensed by medicines regulators in Europe. You can search for the condition that most interests you. In each case there will be a list of herbs that are appropriate, by either English or scientific name. When you choose a herb you will see from its lists of uses how it matches your personal needs.
For each herb there is also useful information on minimum quality standards and relevant safety and dosage information. This is particularly useful when so many herbal products are sold without quality standards and clear information to users.