The relevance of pharmacognosy in pharmacological research on herbal medicinal products.

@article{PferschyWenzig2015TheRO,
  title={The relevance of pharmacognosy in pharmacological research on herbal medicinal products.},
  author={Eva-Maria Pferschy-Wenzig and Rudolf Bauer},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  year={2015},
  volume={52 Pt B},
  pages={344-62}
}
As all medicines, herbal medicinal products are expected to be safe, effective, and of appropriate quality. However, regulations on herbal medicinal products vary from country to country, and herbal preparations do occur not only in the form of medicinal products but also as less strictly regulated product groups like dietary supplements. Therefore, it is not always easy for the consumers to discriminate high-quality products from low-quality products. On the other hand, herbal medicines have… CONTINUE READING