RECENT TRENDS IN HERBAL DRUGS - A REVIEW
Bodhisattwa Maiti1*,Nagori B.P.2,Rambir Singh1,Pragati Kumar1and Nishant Upadhyay1
1Gyan Vihar School of Pharmacy, SGVU, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 L. M. College of Science and Technology (Pharmacy), Sector-A, Shastri Nagar, Jodhpur, India
Herbal medicines make up a significant constituent of the tendency toward alternative medicine. Herbal medicine is becoming ever more popular in today’s world as people seek out natural remedies. Herbal medicines have been used since the dawn of civilization to maintain health and to treat various diseases. To compete with the growing pharmaceutical market, there is an importance to use and scientifically authenticate more medicinally useful herbal products. This article provides a general idea of herbal medicines and intended to explain the therapeutic effectiveness of various herbal medicines, adverse drug reactions, drug interactions, standardization and stability testing of herbal medicines, pharmacovigilance and regulatory status of herbal medicines.
Keywords: Herbal drugs, Natural remedies, Pharmacovigilance, Standardization, Stability testing.
International Journal of Drug Research and Technology