Knowledge and attitudes of lay public, pharmacists, and physicians toward the use of herbal products in North Jordan.

@article{Khader2008KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge and attitudes of lay public, pharmacists, and physicians toward the use of herbal products in North Jordan.},
  author={Yousef Khader and Faleh A. Sawair and Abeer M. Ayoub and Nehad M Ayoub and Samar Z. Burgan and Zouhair Odeh Amarin},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 10},
  pages={
          1186-7
        }
}
Dear Editor, Herbal medicines (HMs) are promoted as “natural” and “safe,” and they have been used for thousands of years without being subjected to the stringent standards of purity, efficacy and safety regulation applied to conventional drugs. Studies have shown that some HMs contain toxic metals and some may induce a wide range of adverse outcomes and drug interactions.1 For instance, ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), ginseng (Panax spp.), and royal jelly may interact with warfarin and cause an… CONTINUE READING

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