International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A (2022)

An updated review on quality aspects of herbal drug and its formulations


Sarfaraz Kazi, Sanjay Bais and Rani Khara


Herbal drugs obtained from medicinal plants are used by a majority of the people because of their safety and less side effects, but it is not completely true that herbals product’s do not have any side effects of toxic effects, they do risks. Regulatory authorities of different countries regulate the quality and standard of herbals drugs on the basis of problems associated with them such as heading interaction, side effects, toxicity and advise effects. The Internationals Drug Monitoring Program of World Health Organization (WHO) has made certain guidelines for herbals drugs evaluation and quality control analysis. The WHO has done various efforts for the improvements of herbal drugs in the context of their safety and efficacy. the herbals drug toxicity arises when the drug is used without pope indications, in large doses, ion with other drugs, for longed duration without consultation of a physician, and manufactured appropriately The quality of herbal formulations is determined by various factors such as their safety, effectiveness, and acceptability. Since the field of herbal drugs is very fast moving, there is still a lot of scope to explore in terms of standardization. One of the most important factors that regulators consider when it comes to assessing the safety and effectiveness of herbal drugs is the standardization of their formulations. This process ensures that the products are safe and effective. Today, the field of herbal drugs is very fast moving.

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How to cite this article:
Sarfaraz Kazi, Sanjay Bais and Rani Khara. An updated review on quality aspects of herbal drug and its formulations. Int. J. Pharmacognosy Pharm. Sci. 2022;4(2):87-91. DOI: 10.33545/27067009.2022.v4.i2a.115
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