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News from the department of Phytotherapy

Latest entry in the department of Phytotherapy:

Tiliae flos

Tiliae flos Definition Tiliae flos, refers to the dried inflorescences (lime blossoms) of Tilia cordata monographed by Commission E and the HMPC.Tiliae flos is a drug used in herbal medicinal products for the treatment of colds and mild mental stress. HMPC monograph: Traditional-use: Colds, mild ...

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