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Guideline for herbal medicine research

Syed Mohamed, Ami Fazlin and Jamal, Jamia Azdina and Marik Singh, Jaspal Kaur and Narayanan, Damenthi Nair and Zakaria, Zaril Harza and Ramasamy, Seetha and Zainol, Murizal and Muhammad, Hussin and Ismail, Noraisha Akma and Mohd Helan, Mohd Helme and Jaganathan King, Seetha and Jusoh, Samsiah and Ling, Sui Kiong and Mohd Nordin, Salmah and A. Wahab, Habibah and Ab Rahman, Jamalludin and Ismail, Nor Hadiani and Abdul Majid, Fadzilah @ Adibah and Mohd Hashim, Najihah and Abdull Razis, Ahmad Faizal and Te, Kian Kiong and Mejin, Michele and Khamis, Ken Kartina (2023) Guideline for herbal medicine research. Policy Paper. National Committee for Research and Development of Herbal Medicine (NRDHM), Shah Alam, Selangor.

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Herbal medicine is widely used in Traditional and Complementary Medicine (T&CM) practices. With its increasing use within the Malaysian community, there needs to be more specific guidance on the requirements for herbal medicine research to produce evidence-based herbal medicine products with therapeutic claims. Therefore, the pathway of herbal product development involving preclinical and clinical research must be well outlined in tandem with the ‘Guideline on Natural Products with Therapeutic Claim’ from the regulators. The primary purpose of this guideline is to provide structured guidance to be utilised by researchers, academicians, clinicians, T&CM practitioners, and relevant stakeholders of the herbal industry. This guideline outlines a concise yet informative description of the prerequisites and processes involved in planning and conducting herbal medicine-related research in the Malaysian context. This guideline will bridge the gap often associated with the population's demand for other treatment options besides conventional medicine. This effort will also help accommodate the growing interest in herbal medicine research and spur the discovery of herbal products with therapeutic claims in Malaysia.

Item Type: Monograph (Policy Paper)
Additional Information: 3297/104490
Uncontrolled Keywords: Herbal Medicine, Research, MOH
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Community Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Depositing User: nur hakimah a manan
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2023 12:45
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2023 15:08
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/104490

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