- Traditional Medicine > Traditional, Complementary and Herbal Medicine
- Quality and Safety: Medicines > Quality Assurance
(2003; 80 pages) [French] [Spanish]
- contribute to the quality assurance of medicinal plant materials used as the source for herbal medicines to improve the quality, safety and efficacy of finished herbal products;
- guide the formulation of national and/or regional GACP guidelines and GACP monographs for medicinal plants and related standard operating procedures; and
- encourage and support the sustainable cultivation and collection of medicinal plants of good quality in ways that respect and support the conservation of medicinal plants and the environment in general.
WHO Guidelines on Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) for Medicinal Plants
World Health Organization
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World Health Organization.
WHO guidelines on good agricultural and collection practices (GACP) for medical plants.
1. Plants, Medical - growth and development 2. Agriculture - standards 3. Quality control 4. Guidelines I. Title.
ISBN 92 4 154627 1
(LC/NLM classification: SB 293)
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