Background: Quality, the basic requirement, is meeting stated as well as implied needs of
customer. It holds paramount significance when it is specifically related with health care products especially
drugs and other related products. These traditional therapies are being explored today for its
overwhelming roles in health care sector. However, lot many consequences are associated with traditional
medicine with respect to their efficacy, safety and quality.
Methods: For the present article, literature has been reviewed in context to current approaches, used
for quality control of pharmaceuticals, probiotics and herbal across the globe.
Results: This review has been compiled to discuss various factors associated with safety concern of selected health care
products. It highlights various concerned factors associated with effective monitoring of the safety of traditional medicines
including herbal products and live microorganisms i.e. probiotics and nutraceuticals in comparison to widely accepted
Conclusion: Safety is supposed to be the major concern regarding health claiming products hence relevant regulatory regimes
should be enforced to deliver quality as per demand of the consumer.