A review of 12 commonly used medicinal herbs.

  title={A review of 12 commonly used medicinal herbs.},
  author={Michael J. O'Hara and David Kiefer and Kristen Farrell and Kathi J. Kemper},
  journal={Archives of family medicine},
  volume={7 6},
A large and increasing number of patients use medicinal herbs or seek the advice of their physician regarding their use. More than one third of Americans use herbs for health purposes, yet patients (and physicians) often lack accurate information about the safety and efficacy of herbal remedies. Burgeoning interest in medicinal herbs has increased scientific scrutiny of their therapeutic potential and safety, thereby providing physicians with data to help patients make wise decisions about… CONTINUE READING

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