A comprehensive approach to identifying and authenticating botanical products.

  title={A comprehensive approach to identifying and authenticating botanical products.},
  author={Troy J. Smillie and Ikhlas Ahmed Khan},
  journal={Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics},
  volume={87 2},
Whether they are being taken as dietary supplements by the general public or being evaluated in a clinical study, the authenticity of botanical products is a matter of paramount concern. Botanical specimens and the dietary supplements derived from them can vary in quality and in chemical constituent profiles because of a number of factors. Subtle variations in botanical specimens are known to have profound effects on the quality, efficacy, and safety of botanical dietary supplements and can… CONTINUE READING

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