European Herbal & Traditional Medicine Practitioners Association
AYURVEDA, CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE, TRADITIONAL TIBETAN MEDICINE & WESTERN HERBAL MEDICINE
Representing Herbal & Traditional Medicine Practitioners Across Europe

Research

EHTPA publishes scoping study on herbal medicine and type 2 diabetes

Download the study here. (pdf)

Medicinal Plants and Pyrrolizidine Alkaloids (PAs)

European Medicines Agency (EMA), 2016. Public statement on the contamination of herbal medicinal products with pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) (pdf)

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), 2011. Scientific opinion on PAs in food and feed (pdf)

Food Standards Agency (FSA), Jan 2016. PowerPoint presentation on PAs in teas, herbals and honeys (pptx)

Budesverland der Arzneimittel-Hersteller. eV (BAH), April 2016, Code of practice to prevent and reduce PA contaminations of medicinal products of plant origins (pdf)

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), July 2016. Dietary exposure assessment to PAs in the European population (pdf)

European Medicines Agency (EMA) Nov 2014. Public statement on the use of herbal medicinal products containing toxic, unsaturated PAs (pdf)

Scoping the Evidence - updated 2016

The EHTPA is dedicated to research into the effectiveness of herbal medicine. To this end it has published 'Scoping the Evidence for Herbal Medicines'. Click here to download the document (pdf).

The role of herbal medicine in combating antimicrobial resistance

Presentation for meeting in the European Parliament Building on 1st April 2014 organised by EUROCAM

Managing the menace of antimicrobial resistance using herbal medicine (pdf)

Mechanisms of antibacterial herbal action - handout (pdf)

Antimicrobial resistance and herbal medicine

A paper presented to the House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology by the EHTPA - November 2013 Click here to view the document (pdf)