Advances in Natural Product science provides the summarized information related to global herbal drug market and its regulations, ethnopharmacology of traditional crude drugs, isolation of phytopharmaceuticals, phytochemistry, standardization and quality assessment of the crude drugs. Natural product science has constantly been developing with comprehensive data contemplating different parts of the natural drugs such as global trade, quality control and regulatory concerns, traditional medicine systems, production and utilization of drugs and utilization of medicinal and aromatic plants. This broad information about the crude drug gives rise to a subject that is now recognized as advance natural product science. Contemplating all this thorough knowledge of the areas, a textbook is intended to provide considerably to the natural products science. Area of natural product science involves a broad range of topics such as pharmacognostical, phytochemical, ethno-pharmacological aspects of the crude drugs. The book is intended to have six chapters whereas each chapter is written with the aim to give a sufficient understanding to academician and researchers in the respective topic. This book includes 40 illustrations and descriptions of roughly 80 medicinal plants which are used for herbal medicine. Also, the current book is an imperative source for all researchers, academician, students, and those interested in the natural products science.


  • Include advance knowledge and detailed developments in natural product science
  • Discusses about the most important phytopharmaceuticals used in pharmaceutical industries
  • Explores the analysis and classification of novel plant-based medicinal compounds
  • Includes standardization, quality control, global trade of natural products
  • Gives a deep understanding related to recent advances in the herbal medicines to treat various ailments
  • Discusses about national and WHO regulations and policies related to herbal medicine
  • Covers the complete profile of some important traditional medicinal plants especially their historical background, biology and chemistry

Global Herbal drug Market and its Regulations. Introduction to Phytopharmaceuticals. Plant profile, phytochemisytry and ethnopharmacological uses of Ashoka, Ashwagandha, Amla. Plant profile, phytochemistry and ethnopharmacological uses of Terminalia belerica, Terminalia chebula, Terminalia arjuna. Plant profile, phytochemistry and ethnopharmacological uses of Swertia chirayita, Tribulus terrestris and Plumbago zeylanica. Standardisation and quality control of crude drugs