Ayurveda is considered one of the oldest medicines accepted worldwide. Herbal drug industry requires to follow stringent and non-compromising quality control parameters to ensure uniformity and standards of the formulations/products across the industry, hence requirement of standardisation of herbal medicines would be crucial requirement of today. Standardization of herbal medicines is the process of prescribing a set of standards or inherent characteristics, constant parameters, definitive qualitative and quantitative values that carry an assurance of quality, efficacy, safety & reproducibility. It guarantees the content of one or more active constituents and marker compounds and reduces variation in clinical treatment and patient outcome and thus improves the quality of patient care making it safer as well by reduction of potential errors. Standardization also reduces waste, makes treatment predictable and controllable and defines clear responsibilities for all. Today systematic approach and well-designed methodologies which will be shared in session for the standardization of herbal raw materials and herbal formulations are developed. Regulatory authorities across world have derived different safety norms for herbal medicines which is important to understand and implement.
Audience Take Away Notes:
- They will learn the guidelines and regulations
- It will help them to be updated with information if they are in business of herbal drugs
- It explains what all points need to be considered from safety angle
- Companies working in this sector can work towards coming up with standardised