Monthly Archives: July 2015


Dietary Supplement Regulations – Part 2

Overview – European Regulations A wide variety of botanical and other substances have been sold as dietary supplement ingredients, including many that are considered to be medicinal substances under most regulatory regimes in EU countries. The report published by the European Association of Self-Medication Industry, titled 'Herbal Medicinal Products in the European Union' has found that there was no consistency [...]

2019-10-21T15:21:50+05:30July 27th, 2015|Dietary Supplements|0 Comments

Ayurveda – The Science Of Life

Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old system of natural healing that has its origins in the Vedic culture of India. Although suppressed during years of foreign occupation, Ayurveda has been enjoying a major resurgence in both its native land and throughout the world. Tibetan medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine both have their roots in Ayurveda. Early Greek medicine also embraced many [...]

2019-10-21T15:21:50+05:30July 18th, 2015|Ayurveda|1 Comment

Dietary Supplement Regulations – Part 1

Overview – American Regulations The United States of America introduced the Dietary Supplement and Health Education Act (DSHEA) in 1994, which allowed considerable flexibility between foods and medicines found in other parts of the world. Under DSHEA a dietary supplement may contain 'a herb or other botanical' or 'a concentrate, metabolite, constituent, extract or combination of any ingredient from the [...]

2019-10-21T15:21:51+05:30July 9th, 2015|Dietary Supplements|2 Comments