Regulatory Situation of Herbal Medicines - A Worldwide Review
(1998; 49 pages) [French] [Spanish] View the PDF document
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View the documentFOREWORD
Open this folder and view contentsI. INTRODUCTION
Open this folder and view contentsAfrica
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Open this folder and view contentsEastern Mediterranean
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View the documentGeneral aspects
View the documentAttempts to Meet the Need for Harmonization
View the documentAustria
View the documentBelgium
View the documentBulgaria
View the documentDenmark
View the documentEstonia
View the documentFinland
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View the documentHungary
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View the documentNetherlands
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View the documentPortugal
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View the documentSweden
View the documentSwitzerland
View the documentTurkey
View the documentUnited Kingdom
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View the documentIII. CONCLUSION
View the documentIV. REFERENCES


On 10 February 1995, a regulation of the Health Ministry was published describing the requirements for the registration dossier for herbal medicines [44]. This new regulation replaced the previous one published in 1989 [45]. According to this regulation, a simplified registration procedure for herbal medicines may be used if reference is made to the plants listed in Lists I - XIX. A list of indications for which the different groups of plants are traditionally used is also available. However, since the new regulation became effective, the indications are no longer introduced by the term "traditionally used in...." as was done previously. Combination products are not accepted if they contain more than three plants of one list or if the plants belong to different lists [44].

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