Evaluation of guidelines for clinical trials of traditional plant medicines.

by Van Wyk, Anthea

Abstract (Summary)
The World Health Organization estimates that 4 billion people use herbal medicine for some aspect of primary health care. These herbal products are however mostly used without the necessary clinical trial done to prove their pharmacological activities and, therefore, their quality, efficacy and safety. It was the objective of this study to review the current international guidelines for the evaluation of herbal medicine
Bibliographical Information:


School:University of the Western Cape/Universiteit van Wes-Kaapland

School Location:South Africa

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:alternative medicine treatment clinical trials drugs testing


Date of Publication:01/01/2005

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