Value Chains of Botanical and Herbal Medicinal Products: A European Perspective

Booker, A. and Heinrich, M. 2016. Value Chains of Botanical and Herbal Medicinal Products: A European Perspective. HerbalGram. 112, pp. 40-45.

TitleValue Chains of Botanical and Herbal Medicinal Products: A European Perspective
AuthorsBooker, A. and Heinrich, M.
Abstract

In recent years, the quality of botanicals has come under increased scrutiny. Despite the availability of numerous high-quality products from reputable companies, health care professionals, patients, and consumers are understandably concerned about questionable botanical ingredients in various consumer products. In Europe, this
includes products that are generally unlicensed and unregistered supplements (also referred to as “botanicals”), which are often poorly regulated, or even totally unregulated, depending on the country of jurisdiction.

Keywordsvalue chain, adulteration, THR, HPTLC, MMR
JournalHerbalGram
Journal citation112, pp. 40-45
ISSN1943-491X
Year2016
PublisherAmerican Botanical Council
Publisher's versionBooker&Heinrich-HerbalGram112-2016.pdf
Web address (URL)http://cms.herbalgram.org/herbalgram/issue112/hg112-feat-valuechains.html
Publication dates
Published30 Nov 2016

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