Current regulations for Herbal Medicines in India

  • Saloni Singh STUDENT
  • Vikesh Kumar Shukla


India is a major source of herbal plants and medicines. There are substantial numbers of plants and herbs which are used as medicines and people prefer them due to fewer side effects. In India, herbal medicines are regulated by AYUSH, CDSCO (Central Drugs Standard Control Organization), AND D&C Act 1940 & 1945(amendment). About 8000 herbal medicines have been organized in AYUSH systems in INDIA. This article is about how herbal products are regulated in India.

Keywords: AYUSH, Quality Council of India, GCP, D&C Act, Clinical Trials


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Singh, S., and V. K. Shukla. “Current Regulations for Herbal Medicines in India”. International Journal of Drug Regulatory Affairs, Vol. 9, no. 2, June 2021, pp. 30-34, doi:10.22270/ijdra.v9i2.466.

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