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Certificate in Herbal Formulations


Herbs and Herbal products continue to assume exponential increase due to their safe, well-balanced and effective multi herb formulas for everything including overwhelming emotions to ailments, hence adequate training is essential since most patients are offered prescription or non-prescription medicines. IGMPI Herbal Formulations programme provides the insight knowledge on the craft of the formulations and the safety concern of herbs used for the formulation development.

The use of herbal medicinal products and supplements has increased tremendously over the past decades with not less than 80% of people worldwide relying on them for some part of primary healthcare.

Although therapies involving herbal agents have shown promising potential with the efficacy of a good number of herbal products clearly established, many of herbs still remain undemonstrated and their use are either poorly identified or not even monitored at all. The consequence of this leads to inappropriate action and potential adverse reactions, contraindications. Since safety continues to be a major issue with the use of herbal remedies, it becomes imperative, therefore, that relevant practices are put in place appropriate considerations to protect public health by ensuring that all herbal medicines are safe and of suitable quality.

Programme Modules

Module 1: Introductions to herbs and Herbal Products

Module 2: Analytical Techniques in Herbal Products

Module 3: Good Manufacturing Practices & Quality Assurance in Herbal products

Module 4: Formulation and development of Herbal products

Module 5: Pharmacokinetics of Herbal medicines

Module 6: Marketing Management in Herbal Products

Module 7: Industry Based case study


Any graduate/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHMS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.

Programme Duration

Minimum duration to complete this programme is 3 months and maximum is 6 months.


The registration dates for this programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective Online learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the programme lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.

Programme Deliverables

A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.

  • – Interactive or online live sessions on all key areas of the programme giving all flexibility to the participants.
  • – Online classes for all the modules will be conducted on the weekends. Moreover, a doubt clearing session will also be scheduled before the examination.
  • – All the efforts are made by IGMPI faculty members to make the entire programme modules easily understandable.
  • – Assessment and evaluation for all the programme modules in order to enhance the levels of competencies and skills of the participants leading towards the objective of application in the job.
  • – At the end of each programme modules, the trainers shall obtain feedback from the participants using specially designed questionnaires.
  • – All learning and training delivery initiatives shall be conducted in English.

Examination & Certification

IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme. All the participants are obliged to timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the programme, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the programme.

After successful completion, the participants will receive a Certificate in Herbal formulations by IGMPI. For all the above-mentioned modules, Online Classes (Online mode) or face-to-face classes (Regular mode), elaborate programme material, self-assessment assignments would be provided by the Institute. Details get updated on the webpage as well.

Placement Assistance & Corporate Relations

The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprised of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting the employability of our participants and encouraging the concerned Human Resources department and Hiring Managers to recruit/hire our participants for their vacant positions. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing & interview skills.

In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical and healthcare industries like Pharmanza Herbal, Astrazeneca Pharma India, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, GSK, Oriflame, Khadi Naturals, Ayur Ltd., L’Oreal, and Himalaya etc. The IGMPI's Corporate Resource Division actively recommends our students and training participants for various job requirements and specialized roles to Human Resource, Talent Acquisition as well as the heads of various departments in Pharmaceutical and Healthcare.

Future career prospects of Herbal Formulations

There is a wide scope in the profession of herbal formulations in India or in other countries. Herbal formulation is the promising career for youth because of the world wide growing market of the herbal product due to its safe and effective nature. The personal care industry makes up vast of India's market for consumer package goods and experts agree that India is full of opportunities and is a potential gold mine for many companies which offer opportunities as a Scientist, Formulator, Talent Strategist, Technical Support etc.

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