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BioAccess provides in-house assistance and mentorship to help you develop an action plan to meet regulatory challenges. We keep an eye on changes in the domestic and international regulatory environments to ensure you stay up-to-date on the requirements. We can also assist you in finding safety and efficacy information for your traditional product license. Our BioAccess library has the information you need including Health Canada's "Useful References" of Pharmacopeias and reference books.
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Reference of Traditional Use
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The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India, Volume II, Part I. (1999). New Delhi: the Controller of Publications.
The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India, Volume I, Part I. Reprint (2001). New Delhi: the Controller of Publications.
The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India, Volume III, Part I. (2001). New Delhi: the Controller of Publications.
The Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India, Volume VI, Part I. (2004). New Delhi: the Controller of Publications.
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ESCOP Monographs Second Edition (2003). Exeter (UK): Biddles Ltd.
Barnes J, Anderson LA, Phillipson JD (2007). Herbal Medicines (3rd edition). London (UK): Pharmaceutical Press.
Wichtl M, editor (2002). Herbal Drugs and Phytopharmaceuticals. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press.
Blumenthal M (2003). The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs. New York (NY): Thieme.
Boon H, Smith M (2003). A Complete Natural Medicine Guide to the 50 Most Common Herbs: A Botanical Pharmacy. Toronto (ON): Robert Rose Inc.
Brinker F (2001). Herb Contraindications & Drug Interactions (3rd Edition). Sandy (OR): Eclectic Medical Publications.
Chandler F, editor (2000). Herbs: Everyday Reference for Health Professionals. Ottawa (ON): Canadian Pharmacists Association and the Canadian Medical Association.
Duke JA, Bogenschutz-Godwin JC, Duke PAK (2002). Handbook of Medicinal Herbs. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press.
Huang, KC (1999). The Pharmacology of Chinese Herbs. (2nd edition). Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press.
Leung AY, Foster S (1996). Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics. (2nd edition). New York (NY): John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
McGuffin M et al, editors (1997). Botanical Safety Handbook. Boca Raton (FL): CRC Press.
McGuffin M, Kartesz JF, Leung AY, Tucker AO, editors (2000). Herbs of Commerce (2nd edition).US: American Herbal Products Association.