What are the botanical drugs?
The term botanical means products that include plant materials, algae, macroscopic fungi, or combinations thereof. It excludes highly purified drug substances, products containing animals or animal parts and or minerals, materials derived from genetically modified botanical species, and fermentation products
Botanical drugs may be available in various forms, including solutions, powders, tablets, capsules, topicals, or injectables.
Single herb, mixture of multiple herbs, and cannabis products are good sources for botanical drug development.