Special Issue "Safety of Herbal Materials"
A special issue of Medicines (ISSN 2305-6320).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 December 2015).
Herbal materials are resources of various herbal medicines, including traditional herbal medicines, dietary supplements, and functional cosmetics. Increasingly, consumer and regulatory agencies demand scientific evidence, efficacy, and safety with regard to the products and services sold by industries in the fields of integrative (including complementary and alternative medicine) and traditional medicine. In this current Special Issue, safety of herbal materials is a theme and submission of manuscripts is highly encouraged. See the key words.
Prof. Dr. Il-Moo Chang
Manuscript Submission Information
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- herbal materials used for dietary supplements (functional food) and cosmetics
- botanical drugs (herbal medicines)
- traditional herbal formulae
- herbal materials derived from animal sources
- herbal materials derived from mineral sources
- criteria of the herbal materials consists of both forms of extract, powder, tinctures and a single/mixture of isolated constituents