WP3 – Toxicology of CHM

The assessment of the safety and efficacy of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicines (CHMs) is an important issue for consumers, practitioners and health care professionals. The research protocols, standards and methods for the evaluation of the safety and efficacy of Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCM), including CHMs, are however more complex than those for conventional medicines. Indeed, TCM present a unique set of pharmaceutical theories that include particular methods for processing, combining and decocting CHMs, which probably contribute to reduce their eventual toxicities and enhance their efficacies. The evaluation of CHMs safety is complicated by multiple factors, such as the geographical origin of plant material, different processing techniques, dosage, route of administration and compatibility with other …more

GP-TCM Special Issue - web - sq

The GP-TCM J. Ethnopharmacol. Special Issue

The GP-TCM J. Ethnopharmacol. Special Issue published and made …more

University of Minho - sq

The 2nd GP-TCM Annual Meeting

The 2nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the GP-TCM consortium took place in Braga on 21st – 24th July 2011. The meeting gathered more than 50 beneficiary as well as …more


WP3 Stakeholders survey

The study will help defining the different factors that influence the perceptions of quality and safety of herbal medicines, notably …more

SOP Panel

1st SOP Panel Teleconference

SOP Panel Teleconference was held on 4th March …more