Indian herbal drug firms should follow good manufacturing practices
Indian herbal industry is gaining popularity and has the potential to stand in the international market. However, in order to be able to enhance its projection and create a place for itself in the global market, it is important that the industry players follow good manufacturing practice (GMP) standards and quality standards that are globally recognized.As Indian companies have great potential in medicinal as well as herbal industry, there is tremendous scope in the international market. If Indian herbal companies wish to make a mark in the international marketplace, stringent quality standards need to be in place. The companies need to prepare and maintain strict quality control standards, quality assurance, clinical validity, stability, safety and efficacy of herbal products.
While this calls for stringent good manufacturing practice standards for herbal products, it is also essential that these principles are strictly followed by the industry professionals.