Herbal Remedies: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

@article{Philp2004HerbalRT,
  title={Herbal Remedies: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly},
  author={Richard B. Philp},
  journal={Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={1}
}
  • R. Philp
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine
In recent years the use of herbal remedies has increased in western society, bringing withit an increase in the risk and frequency of adverse effects and interactions with conventional prescription and proprietary medications. Problems asociated with herbal remedies include lack of quality control, lack of government regulations regarding safety and efficacy, a paucity of clinical trials and inadequate information on adverse effects and drug-herbal interactions. This article discusses these… Expand
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