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Herbal Medication and Himalaya

All drug formulations at Himalaya find their roots in classical Ayurvedic texts. But, the development process, which can take anywhere between three to fourteen years, follows allopathic protocols. Here is a list of the processes involved:

 

Identification:
Literature survey from Ayurvedic texts and scientific books

Pharmacognosy:

Micrscopial identification, macroscopial identification,

maceration and cultivability

Formulations Development:

Experimental trials, toxicity trials and mutagen studies

 

Pharmaceutical Assessment:

Development of dosage forms and stability studies

Standardization:

Certificate of analysis, quality assessment and purity

Clinical studies:

Phase I, Phase II, Phase III and Phar IV (post marketing surveillance)