International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part A (2021)

Standardization of herbal drugs: An overview

Author(s):

Prajakta Tambare, Firoj A Tamboli, Harinath N More

Abstract:
Many different types of medicinal herbs and their formulation have been used since time immemorial. Practical experience and several modern research works have clearly shown that therapy using medicinal plants is more esteemed than using synthetic chemicals. The world is rich in medicinal plants growing wild or cultivated, forming a huge natural and economical health which must be protected, increased for the development of economy, wealth of nation and health of people. The identification of purely active moiety is an important requirement for Quality control and dose determination of plant related dugs. Standardization of herbal drugs means confirmation of its identity, Quality and purity. Therefore, it is necessary to improve the safety of herbs and develop a certain quality control along with following WHO guidelines for herbal medicines.

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How to cite this article:
Prajakta Tambare, Firoj A Tamboli, Harinath N More. Standardization of herbal drugs: An overview. Int. J. Pharmacognosy Pharm. Sci. 2021;3(1):09-12.
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