Health Facts Plus: Herbal Medicine

Health Facts Plus: Herbal Medicine

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Black Cohosh Fails to Relieve Menopausal Symptoms (12/19/2006, HealthDay)

Herbal Supplement Fails to Relieve Hot Flashes in Large NIH Trial (12/18/2006, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institute on Aging)

From the National Institutes of Health

Botanical Dietary Supplements: Background Information (National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements) Herbal Supplements: Consider Safety, Too (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)Also available in Spanish

About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center) Herbal Products and Supplements: What You Should Know (American Academy of Family Physicians) MedlinePlus: Herbs and Supplements (Natural Standard)Also available in Spanish

Medicinal Herb Garden (National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region)

Aloe Vera (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Asian Ginseng (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Bilberry (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Black Cohosh (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Cat''s Claw (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Chasteberry (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Cranberry (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Dandelion (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Echinacea (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Echinacea: What Should I Know about It? (American Academy of Family Physicians) Also available in Spanish Ephedra (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) European Mistletoe (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Evening Primrose Oil (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Feverfew (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Flaxseed and Flaxseed Oil (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Garlic (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Ginger (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Gingko (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Goldenseal (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Green Tea (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Hawthorn (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Horse Chestnut (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Kava (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Licorice Root (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Milk Thistle (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Red Clover (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Saw Palmetto (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) St. John''s Wort (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) St. John''s Wort (Hypericum Perforatum) and the Treatment of Depression (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Valerian (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine)

FDA Warns Consumers Not to Purchase Green Hornet, Promoted as Herbal Version of "Ecstasy" (Food and Drug Administration) Herbal Supplements: How They Can Interfere with Surgery (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Questions and Answers about Valerian for Insomnia and Other Sleep Disorders (National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements) Warnings and Safety Information (Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition) What You Should Know about Herbal and Dietary Supplement Use and Anesthesia (American Society of Anesthesiologists) - Links to PDF

ClinicalTrials.gov: Herbal Medicine (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: Medicine, Herbal (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: Phytotherapy (National Institutes of Health)

Echinacea for the Prevention and Treatment of Colds in Adults (10/01/2005, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Long-Term Intake of North American Ginseng Has No Effect on 24-Hour Blood Pressure and Renal Function (04/01/2006, American Heart Association)

Alternative Medicine Foundation National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Do CAM Therapies Help Menopausal Symptoms? (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine) Natural Herbs & Vitamins during Pregnancy (American Pregnancy Association) Phytoestrogens and Bone Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases) Questions and Answers about Black Cohosh and the Symptoms of Menopause (National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements)

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The primary NIH organization for research on Herbal Medicine is the

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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Date last updated: 04 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 03 November 2006