Enhancing the Therapeutic Efficacy of Herbal Formulations
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Enhancing the Therapeutic Efficacy of Herbal Formulations

Rajesh Kumar Kesharwani (Nehru Gram Bharati (Deemed), Prayagraj, India), Raj K. Keservani (Faculty of B. Pharmacy, CSM Group of Institutions, Prayagraj, India) and Anil K. Sharma (GD Goenka University, India)
Release Date: March, 2021|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 367|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4453-2
ISBN13: 9781799844532|ISBN10: 1799844536|EISBN13: 9781799844549
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Description

Novel drug delivery systems cover the approaches, formulation, technologies, and modes for transporting any pharmaceutical compound throughout the body to safely get the desired effect. A growing area of research is the use of herbal formulations for disease therapy. In combining these two areas of research, that of novel drug delivery systems and that of herbal formulations, the usefulness of herbs is not only proved but its future applications and effectiveness are studied. The move towards herbal-based novel drug delivery systems can benefit society in a multitude of advantageous ways.

Enhancing the Therapeutic Efficacy of Herbal Formulations discusses and explores the ways of preparing herbal formulations loaded in novel drug delivery systems and the resultant improvement in efficacy of the effected drugs/herbs already available on the market. The chapters will highlight traditional and herbal formulations, the effects of novel drug delivery systems on herbal formulations, and the safe and effective preparation and effects of herbal formulations as a therapeutic intervention. This book is ideal for pharmacists, doctors, and researchers specializing in herbal therapeutics, along with practitioners, researchers, academicians, and students interested in how herbal-based novel drug delivery systems can benefit society.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Bioactive Compounds
  • Flavonoids
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Medicinal Plants
  • Nanoparticles in Herbal Formulations
  • Novel Drug Delivery Systems
  • Nutraceuticals
  • Polyherbal Formulations
  • Safety and Efficacy of Herbal Formulations
  • Therapeutic Efficacy

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Raj K. Keservani, MPharm, is a Faculty of B. Pharmacy, CSM Group of Institutions, Allahabad, India. He has more than ten years of academic (teaching) experience from various institutes of India in pharmaceutical education. He has published 35 peer-reviewed papers in the field of pharmaceutical sciences in national and international journals, twenty book chapters, two co-authored books, and eleven edited books. He is also active as a reviewer for several international scientific journals. Mr. Keservani graduated with a pharmacy degree from the Department of Pharmacy, Kumaun University, Nainital (UA), India. He received his Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) (specialization in pharmaceutics) from the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal, India. His research interests include nutraceutical and functional foods, novel drug delivery systems (NDDS), transdermal drug delivery/ drug delivery, health science, cancer biology, and neurobiology.
Anil K. Sharma has more than 6 years of academic experience in Pharmaceutical sciences. He did his graduation (B. Pharmacy) from University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India in 2005. Afterwards he qualified GATE in same year conducted by IIT Mumbai. He received Master of Pharmacy (M. Pharmacy) from School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal (M.P.), India in 2007 with specialization in Pharmaceutics. Further, he has published 25 peer reviewed papers in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences in national and international reputed journals, 10 book chapters. His research interest encompasses Nutraceutical and Functional Foods, Novel Drug Delivery Systems (NDDS), Drug Delivery, Nanotechnology, Health Science/Life Science, Biology/Cancer Biology/Neurobiology. Currently he is working as lecture at Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research, University of Delhi, India.