Herbal drugs must be marketed as safe and therapeutically active formulation whose performance is consistent and predictable new and better medina plant agents are being produced at an accelerated rate. At the same time more exacting and sophistical analytical tools and methods are being used their evaluations and elites source identification. Based on the conception of phytoequivalence, the chromatographic and spectral fingerprints of herbal medicines could be utilized for addressing the problem of quality control of herbal medicines. Several novel chemometric methods for evaluating the fingerprints of herbal products. Chemical fingerprints obtained by chromatographic HPLC. HPTLC GC-MS-LC-MS, FT- IR techniques, are strongly recommended for the authentaion of traditional herbal medicines.
Lalit Giri, Harish C. Andola, Vijay Kant Purohit, M.S.M. Rawat, R.S. Rawal and I.D. Bhatt, 2010. Chromatographic and Spectral Fingerprinting Standardization of Traditional Medicines: An Overview as Modern Tools. Research Journal of Phytochemistry, 4: 234-241.