Quality Requirements for Herbal Medicinal Products in Europe

  • G. Franz
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 546)


The actual discussion on herbal remedies has a long history within the EU with, however, different clinical and economical impact in the individual member states.


Herbal Remedy Herbal Extract Herbal Drug European Pharmacopoeia Ginkgo Extract 
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Selected and Pertinent References

  1. Gaedcke, F. The example: St. John’s wort. Manufacturing and quality aspects of plant extracts. Pharm Unserer Zit. 2003;43(3):192–201.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Franz
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  1. 1.University of RegensburgGermany

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