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8th Edition of International Conference on

Traditional Medicine, Ethnomedicine and Natural Therapies

June 05-07, 2025 | Rome, Italy

Traditional Medicine 2023

Safety and quality of traditional herbal medicinal product

Speaker at Traditional Medicine, Ethnomedicine and Natural Therapies 2023 - Mohammad Kamil
Lotus Holistic Health Institute, United Arab Emirates
Title : Safety and quality of traditional herbal medicinal product

Abstract:

A vast majority of people depend on traditional medicines for their primary healthcare needs and it can safely be presumed that a major part of traditional therapy involves the use of plant extracts or their active principles. In recent years with ever-growing commercialization in the field of herbal medicines, there has been an instant demand for quality control of the drugs used in this system. The studies on the identity, purity, and quality of the genuine drug will enhance information in checking the adulteration. A set of standards would no doubt be a deterrent to substitution and adulteration and also an aid for ‘Drug law Enforcement. The present talk incorporates study from the birth of the plant to its clinical application which is a dire need for all concerned to have a knowledge of GAP, GFCP, GLP, CGMP, and the possible adulterations. This study deals with approaches towards establishing Safety & Quality starting from a preliminary examination of a medicinal plant, its morpho-anatomical, pharmacognostic, physicochemical, and analytical parameters, foreign organic matter, pesticide residue, radioactive and microbial contamination, chemical assay, fingerprinting of different extractives using modern extractors, Chromatographic and Spectroscopic techniques, phytochemical screening, quantitative analysis of inorganic constituents and standardization with special reference to marker compounds in plant species and their fingerprinting along with its modern perspectives.

Audience Take Away Notes:

  • Most of the herbal medicines that were approved and marketed have now been withdrawn due to serious adverse effect and adulteration.
  • Because of the high cost of pharmaceutical medications and possible side effects, the use of alternative forms from natural products is considered as a promising tool in the management and treatment of obesity.
  • Surely, this should be included as a subject.
  • Traditional medicinal plants and their active phytoconstituents have been used for treatment od different ailments..
  • Besides food , plants have always been a common source of medicines either as such or as dietary supplements.

Biography:

He worked in various capacities, as In-charge -Drug Lab.(CCRUM), MOH India, Professor at Hamdard University, India; Head Department of Pharmacognostic Science, and Head TCAM Research (ZCHRTM) from 1996-2020. Presently working as Director General, Lotus Holistic Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Recipient of many awards viz Young Scientist’s Award, India; Common Wealth Award-London; Convention Award of Chemical Society-India; Academic Exchange Fellowship from Association of Common Wealth Universities -London; Global Award on Unani Medicine, India; Sheikh Zayed International Award in Herbal Research (2020). More than 580 research papers in reputed journals & presentations at international conferences are at his credit).

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