Research Guidelines for Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Herbal Medicines
(1993; 94 pages)
Table of Contents
View the documentFOREWORD
Open this folder and view contents1. INTRODUCTION
Open this folder and view contents2. GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS IN HERBAL MEDICINE RESEARCH
Close this folder3. RESEARCH STUDIES
View the documentLITERATURE BACKGROUND
View the documentPROTOCOL PREPARATION
View the documentQUALITY SPECIFICATIONS OF PLANT MATERIALS AND PREPARATION
Close this folderNON-CLINICAL STUDIES
View the documentPHARMACODYNAMIC INVESTIGATIONS
View the documentGENERAL PHARMACOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS
View the documentTOXICOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS
View the documentMETHODS
Open this folder and view contentsCLINICAL TRIALS USING HERBAL MEDICINES
View the documentEVALUATION OF HERBAL MEDICINE RESEARCH
Open this folder and view contentsTECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND EDUCATION
Open this folder and view contents4. USING THE GUIDELINES
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View the documentNOTES
View the documentBIBLIOGRAPHY
View the documentSELECTED WHO PUBLICATIONS OF RELATED INTEREST
 

TOXICOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS

Toxicological investigations are required to supplement human experience in defining possible toxicity from short-term use, but are particularly important in detecting toxicity that may occur either after prolonged exposure or years after the exposure has been discontinued. Generally, the longer the anticipated human use, the longer the test substance is administered to test animals.

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