Recent Analytical Approaches in Quality Control of Cannabis sativa L. and Its Preparations

Elsayed Ibrahim, Ghada Hadad, Randa Abdel Salam, Amany Ibrahim, Safwat Ahmed, Mohamed Radwan, Waseem Gul, Mahmoud ElSohly
2018 Records of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences  
Cannabis sativa L. ( family Cannabaceae) is gaining more and more attention all over the world, due to its long historical clinical practice and its recent legalization either for recreational or medicinal uses. The quality control of the plant is a critical for its legalization and globalization. This review deals with the recent analytical methods (years 2015-2018) in the quality control of Cannabis, including the traditional chromatographic methods like HPLC, LC/MS/MS, UPLC, GC/FID, and
more » ... ; and spectrophotometric, including FT-IR, NIR and NMR techniques as well as the most recent advanced techniques. The comprehensive methods, such as fingerprint and multicomponent quantification are emphasized; hyphenated techniques, like HPLC, LC/MS/MS, GC/FID, GC-MS, LC-NMR, chemometric methods.
doi:10.21608/rpbs.2018.5518.1014 fatcat:urwfwzbknbcg7lgpdptcnyfqhe