Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Subscription Access
Open Access Open Access Open Access  Restricted Access Restricted Access Subscription Access

Herbal Drug Standardization and its Implication - A Current Need of Time


Affiliations
1 Shree Santkrupa Shikshan Sanstha, College of Pharmacy (D. Pharm), Ghogaon, India
     

   Subscribe/Renew Journal


In recent years more people throughout world are turning to use medicinal plant products in healthcare system. The use of herbal drugs has been increased all over the world due to their huge therapeutic effect and less adverse effects as compared to other medicines. Worldwide need of alternative medicine has resulted in growth of natural product markets and interest in traditional systems of medicine. Herbal drug technology is used for converting botanicals materials into medicines, where standardization and quality control with proper integration of modern scientific techniques and traditional knowledge is important. Mostly herbal drugs are effective but due to adulteration and lack of standardization, the effectiveness of the herbal drug is decreased. So there is need of development of standardization parameters. In the standardization of the herbal drug the physical, chemical, biological, analytical parameters are carried out. It assures the quality, purity and safety of herbal drug. Reason of these studies involve the safe and accurately selection and handling of crude materials, ensure efficacy and stability of finished product. Implication of standardization of herbal drug is essential because of increasing demand for developing an herbal dosage form which improve patient convince and compliance.

Keywords

Standardization, Chromatographic, Fingerprinting, DNA Fingerprinting, Genetic Marker.
Subscription Login to verify subscription
User
Notifications
Font Size


Abstract Views: 42

PDF Views: 1




  • Herbal Drug Standardization and its Implication - A Current Need of Time

Abstract Views: 42  |  PDF Views: 1

Authors

Pramod S. Shinde
Shree Santkrupa Shikshan Sanstha, College of Pharmacy (D. Pharm), Ghogaon, India
Vashali J. Mahadik
Shree Santkrupa Shikshan Sanstha, College of Pharmacy (D. Pharm), Ghogaon, India
Sushil M. Sarvagod
Shree Santkrupa Shikshan Sanstha, College of Pharmacy (D. Pharm), Ghogaon, India

Abstract


In recent years more people throughout world are turning to use medicinal plant products in healthcare system. The use of herbal drugs has been increased all over the world due to their huge therapeutic effect and less adverse effects as compared to other medicines. Worldwide need of alternative medicine has resulted in growth of natural product markets and interest in traditional systems of medicine. Herbal drug technology is used for converting botanicals materials into medicines, where standardization and quality control with proper integration of modern scientific techniques and traditional knowledge is important. Mostly herbal drugs are effective but due to adulteration and lack of standardization, the effectiveness of the herbal drug is decreased. So there is need of development of standardization parameters. In the standardization of the herbal drug the physical, chemical, biological, analytical parameters are carried out. It assures the quality, purity and safety of herbal drug. Reason of these studies involve the safe and accurately selection and handling of crude materials, ensure efficacy and stability of finished product. Implication of standardization of herbal drug is essential because of increasing demand for developing an herbal dosage form which improve patient convince and compliance.

Keywords


Standardization, Chromatographic, Fingerprinting, DNA Fingerprinting, Genetic Marker.