Herbal Drugs

By | April 27, 2014

Why do people use herbal drugs? Patient autonomy/control Ease of use Easy availability Confidentiality Possibility of fewer side effects (compared to prescription meds) Belief that herbal drugs are “safer” and “more natural” Dangers of Herbal Drugs Lack of well-controlled testing to show

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Sensational effects with herbal drugs, Spicing of herbal products is common practice in the marketing of legal highs: a dried and ground herbal product is “spiked” with psychoactive synthesis substances, which are not on the lists of

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Herbal Remedies and Prescription Medications Herbal medicines are increasingly popular, but many patients do not inform their physicians that

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Classification and monitoring safety of Herbal medicines The renewed interest in the western world for plants used in traditional medicine, and the