Common Herb Chart
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Common Herb Chart
Complete the following table using information from sources other than the course text. Provide references.
Discuss in the first column the various therapeutic uses for the herbal agent.
Write in the second column a summary of some available scientific studies that provide evidence for efficacy in any of the therapeutic uses listed in the first column. If there are no good scientific studies, note the absence of good studies.
List in the last column any potential side effects or possible adverse reactions that could occur with the use of the herbal agent.
Name of herb
Therapeutic use
Scientific studies
Cautions and warnings or side effects
Glucosamine
Echinacea
Garlic
Ginger
Ginkgo biloba
Kava
Lavender
St. John’s wort
Fish oil
Other
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