Natural Products Chemistry
Natural products are naturally occurring substances that are used to restore or maintain good health. They are often made from plants, animals, microorganisms and marine sources. They come in a wide variety of forms like tablets, capsules, tinctures, solutions, creams, ointments and drops. Natural products are used and marketed for a number of health reasons, like the prevention or treatment of an illness or condition, the reduction of health risks, or the maintenance of good health. They must be safe to be used as over-the-counter products. Products needing a prescription are regulated as drugs. Natural Products are used for various purpose like skin and hair care, dietary supplement, baby care, herbal and organic products.