Fingerprinting Analysis and Quality Control Methods of Herbal Medicines

Ravindra Kumar Pandey, Shiv Shankar Shukla, Amber Vyas, Vishal Jain, Parag Jain, Shailendra Saraf

© 2019 - CRC Press
Published July 3, 2018
Reference - 202 Pages - 40 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138036949 - CAT# K32926

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  • Provides updated knowledge of herbs, quality, toxicity, and medicinal use
  • Provides new guidelines for quality control of herbal remedies
  • Emphasizes on quality control parameters
  • Includes fingerprinting charts for most of the herbal drugs
  • Appendix of herbal drugs identification tests


Due to the increase in the consumption of herbal medicine, there is a need to know which scientifically based methods are appropriate for assessing the quality of herbal medicines. Fingerprinting has emerged as a suitable technique for quality estimation. Chemical markers are used for evaluation of herbal medicines. Identification and quantification of these chemical markers are crucial for quality control of herbal medicines. This book provides updated knowledge on methodology, quality assessment, toxicity analysis and medicinal values of natural compounds.