I found this online from the Scotsman newspaper dated 8th Dec...
CAMPAIGNERS are calling on the Westminster government to prevent herbal medicines disappearing from the high street when an EU ban comes into place in 2011.
Save Herbal Medicine fears much of its trade will be lost if EU legislation which states that only "statutorily regulated" professionals, such as doctors, would be able to prescribe the alternative remedies is applied. The EU directive will restrict over-the-counter herbal remedies to licensed "traditional" medicines for "mild and self-limiting" conditions.
Save Herbal Medicine wants the Department of Health to produce a statutory register for herbalists who meet certain standards
Source: The Scotsman (http://news.scotsman.com)