Hepatitis caused by the herbal remedy Teucrium polium L.

@article{Starakis2006HepatitisCB,
  title={Hepatitis caused by the herbal remedy Teucrium polium L.},
  author={Ioannis K. Starakis and Dimitrios Siagris and Lydia Leonidou and Elias E Mazokopakis and Athanasios Tsamandas and Chrysoula Karatza},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={681-3}
}
Herbal remedies have become increasingly popular throughout the globe as a result of disappointment with conventional medicines and also of the alleged belief that herbal preparations are basically harmless. On the other hand, their effects can be exceedingly potent or even lethal if used improperly. Drugs and other chemicals account for less than 5% of cases of jaundice or acute hepatitis and smaller number of cases of chronic liver disease. Drug reactions can mimic any hepatobiliary disease… CONTINUE READING
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