Company plans to participate in further standards-setting activities for other botanicals.
Ingredient manufacturer Jiaherb, Inc. has partnered with standards-setting organization USP to sponsor and validate monographs for popular botanicals, including feverfew extract.
USP’s mission is to improve global health through public standards and related programs that help ensure the quality, safety, and benefit of medicines and foods. Jiaherb is a GMP-certified manufacturer of herbal extracts and other natural ingredients, offering more than 500 products to the nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and food and beverage industries.
Jiaherb supplied scientific information and reference materials to USP in support of its development of public quality standards for common botanical ingredients. Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium L.) (Asteraceae) is a medicinal herb commonly used to treat and prevent headaches.