Hepatotoxicity of herbal and dietary supplements: an update

  title={Hepatotoxicity of herbal and dietary supplements: an update},
  author={F. Stickel and D. Shouval},
  journal={Archives of Toxicology},
  • F. Stickel, D. Shouval
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Toxicology
  • Herbal and dietary supplements (HDS) have been used for health-related purposes since more than 5000 years, and their application is firmly anchored in all societies worldwide. Over last decades, a remarkable renaissance in the use of HDS can be noticed in affluent societies for manifold reasons. HDS are forms of complementary and alternative medicines commonly used to prevent or treat diseases, or simply as a health tonic. Another growing indication for HDS is their alleged benefit for weight… CONTINUE READING
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