- Traditional Medicine > Traditional, Complementary and Herbal Medicine
- Quality and Safety: Medicines > Quality Assurance
(2003; 80 pages) [French] [Spanish]
The guidelines are divided into five sections: section 1 provides a general introduction, sections 2 and 3 discuss good agricultural practices for medicinal plants and good collection practices for medicinal plants, respectively. Section 4 outlines common technical aspects of good agricultural practices for medicinal plants and good collection practices for medicinal plants, while section 5 considers other relevant issues. A glossary for relevant terms used in these guidelines is provided in section 1. There are five annexes, which set out a sample record for cultivated medicinal plants (Annex 5) and a model structure for monographs on good agricultural practices for specific medicinal plants (Annex 4), as well as national and regional documents on good agricultural practices for medicinal plants from the People's Republic of China, the European Agency for Evaluation of Medicinal Products, and Japan (Annexes 1, 2 and 3, respectively).