HMPC, the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products, has issued a final EU herbal monograph on African plum tree (Prunus africana) bark. The document can be accessed with an accompanying assessment report which summarises the available toxicity data relevant to this herbal ingredient.

European Medicines Agency (2017). European Union herbal monograph on Prunus africana (Hook f.) Kalkm., cortex. Final. 12 July 2016. EMA/HMPC/680626/2013. Available via


The above items were taken from the October 2017 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra.

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