Using Herbs

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This four-page handout educates people about using herbal supplements, also called herbals, herbal therapy, and dietary supplements, which are natural products often made from plants that people take to try to improve their health. It explains that the effectiveness of herbs is not known, and advises that people tell their health care provider about which herbs they are taking. The document provides a list of facts about herbs that people should know, and includes recommendations for people who take or are planning to take any herbs.

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Health Information Translations
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Dietary supplements, Herbal medicine
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Date Last Reviewed:
11/1/2009
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