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AN OVERVIEW OF STANDARDIZATION OF HERBAL MEDICINES: AUTHENTICATION & QUALITY CONTROL EVALUATION

Author Names : Rajana Sharma
Page No. : 55-61  volume 1 issue 1
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ARTICLE DESCRIPTION: 

Rajana Sharma, Sudhir Singh Gangwar, Minakshi Verma, Amita Tilak, An Overview of Standardization of Herbal Medicines: Authentication & Quality Control Evaluation, ASIO Journal of Pharmaceutical & Herbal Medicines Research (ASIO-JPHMR), 2015, 1(1): 55-61.

ARTICLE TYPE: REVIEW

dids/doi No.:12.2015-96962268

Dids Link : http://dids.info/didslink/12.2015-96962268/


ABSTRACT:

Herbs are produced in two main ways: collection from wild plants from their natural habitats and cultivation of herbs that are grown that the plant collected is the one that is desired and having uniform quality attributes while in wild-crafted herbs there is a chance that the wrong herb has been picked, which could lead to serious consequences. So Herbal drugs or it’s standardize extracts or pure active compound needs Analytical techniques to confirm its identity, Quality, Purity, Potency, safety and efficacy of the plant. Herbal preparations are the basis for finished herbal products and may include comminuted or powdered herbal materials, or extracts, tinctures and fatty oils of herbal materials. They are produced by extraction, fractionation, purification, concentration, or other physical or biological processes. Consequently, the herbal drug preparation itself as a whole is regarded as the active substance. Hence, the reproducibility of the total configuration of herbal drug constituents is important. In this present review we mainly emphasized the various parameters to be studied for standardization of herbal drugs.

Key Words: Herbal drugs, Analytical techniques, Standardizations, Potency

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