n South African Pharmaceutical and Cosmetic Review - Substandard herbal extracts are 'very common' in SA : association news

Volume 38, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0257-2028



Manufacturers relying on high-quality herbal ingredients face tough challenges to ensure the extracts they purchase are of sufficient quality or, in fact, the right herb at all. Chantal O'Brien de Villiers, from Incosmetics and also involved in independent lab-testing of herbal ingredients, spoke on the subject at a lecture held by the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (Coschem).

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