Herbal therapies and substance use

Angela Dean, Treasure Mcguire

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Herbal medicines are commonly-used complementary therapies and are available through pharmacies, supermarkets, health food shops, the internet, or from complementary practitioners such as naturopaths.Although many people perceive that herbal products are not ‘medicines’, research shows that herbal medicines have the potential to interact with other medicines or produce side effects, in addition to potential therapeutic effects.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-39
Number of pages3
JournalDrugs and Alcohol Today
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2005


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