Herbs at a Glance
Plant-based supplements like ginkgo, echinacea and St. John’s wort are widely available and lots of people use them. But are they safe and effective? Find out what the science says. This website offers easy-to-read fact sheets about nearly 50 herbs and botanicals. Each can be downloaded separately as PDFs or together as an eBook.
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Editor: Harrison Wein, Ph.D.
Managing Editor: Tianna Hicklin, Ph.D.
Illustrator: Alan Defibaugh
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