Medicinal herbs: A primer for primary care

Susan K. Hadley, Judith J. Petry

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Used for centuries as folk remedies, herbs are enjoying a surge of public interest. Some empiric findings have been supported by formal research results. In order to advise patients about such preparations, physicians need to be aware of the indications, contraindications, drug interactions, and potential side effects. Eight popular herbs are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)105-123
Number of pages19
JournalHospital practice
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 15 1999
Externally publishedYes

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  • General Medicine


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