The research and application of functional food is aiming for high-functional and high-technical segmented. Because the bio-tech is progressing, it is found that many foods can prevent or delay disease. In addition to the need arising of health food, the competitiveness of market is severe. Due to the market of health food is close to saturate, the industries should seek for high-standard technology and patent protection in order to have the chance to make a profit. Therefore, most companies wish to get the patent by investing in the higher level research.
The curative effect of herbs and medicine is accumulated by the reliance and research, and it has been applied for thousands of years. It is natural medicine and mostly from plant, few animal and mineral. The categories are herbal medicines, traditional Chinese medicine pieces, and medicines. It is divided into single drug and compound drug. It is the indisputable fact that the compound drug modernizing. The main step of Chinese herbal medicine modernizing is to test and verify prescription in scientism, such as ingredient of herbal medicines separating, purifying, curative effect evaluating, pharmacodynamics and toxicology analysis. It needs to make sure the safety, effectiveness and stability of quality of medicine by scientism.