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2018  |  Vol: 3(3)  |  Issue: 3 (May-June) | https://doi.org/10.31024/apj.2018.3.3.3
Concise report on Standardization of herbal drugs and related products

Shuchi Mehta1, Ashish Garg2, Sweta Garg2, Manish Kumar3, Ajay Shukla3*

1Department of Pharmacognosy, Guru Ramdas Khalsa Institute of Science & Technology Pharmacy, Jabalpur, India

2Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur, India

3Department of Pharmaceutical Science, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur Rajasthan, India

*Address for Corresponding author

Mr. Ajay Kumar Shukla

Department of Pharmaceutical Science, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

Email:-ashukla1007@gmail.com

Abstract

Utilization of herbal drugs as medicine is the ancients’ form of health care and it is used in all cultures all over history. The primeval persons learned by trial and error basis to identified valuable plants. In modern times, more demand increasing towards herbal products because herbal products having low toxicity as compare to other medicine and there is increasing awareness and general acceptability of herbal drugs in today’s medical practice. It is however a known fact that over 80% of the world population used herbal medicines and product for healthy living. As well as demand of herbal products increases the need of herbal quality assurance for customer satisfaction also increases.  For the prevention of drug adulteration and developed abuse herbal products, WHO have been released guidelines to all herbal industries. The identification of this highly active moiety is an important requirement for Quality control and dose determination of plant related dugs. Standardization of herbal drugs means confirmation or validation of its purity, quality and identity. It is mandatory for every herbal industry. It must need for collection, handling, processing and production of herbal medicine as well as employ such parameters in ensuring the safety and compulsory need for the global herbal market. In this review covers all guidelines which are required for development of herbal products at global scale. This review covers all quality control parameters.

Keywords: Herbal drugs, standardization, quality control

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