Quality control of natural products: case of a brand of a boldo leaf tisane marketed in costa rica

  • At: 2018 FIP Congress in Glasgow (Scotland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: MORA ROMáN, Juan (Pharmacy Faculty, Universidad de Costa Rica, Industrial Department)
  • Co-author(s): Juan José Mora Román: Industrial Department, Pharmacy Faculty, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica, Pharmacy Faculty, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
    Stefany Gamboa Camacho: Pharmacy Faculty, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
    Omar González Vargas: Pharmacy Faculty, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
    Gloriana Guevara Saborío: Pharmacy Faculty, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
    Brayan Murillo Castillo: Pharmacy Faculty, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
    Arlene Loría Gutiérrez: Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacodependence Departament, Pharmacy Faculty, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica, Pharmacy Faculty, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica;Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Analysis and Assessment (LAYAFA), Pharmacy Faculty, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
    Jeimy Blanco Barrantes: Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Analysis and Assessment (LAYAFA), Pharmacy Faculty, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
  • Abstract:

    Background

    There are different pharmaceutical forms for the administration of medicinal plants. One of the most used is the tisane. In Costa Rica, boldo leaf is commercialized in this pharmaceutical form. It has many therapeutic uses, such as: cholagogue, choleretic, diuretic, hepatic stimulant and stomachic. The problem of this type of raw

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