How do I know if that herb is good for me?

MedclinePlusAre you, your family, or your patients, looking for free, high quality information on herbs and supplements?  Look no more! The National Library of Medicine recently announced:

“MedlinePlus® released 100 new English and Spanish monographs on a broad range of dietary supplements and herbal remedies. The new content is provided by Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Consumer Version (NMCD). Some of the highlights of the new monographs include:

♦ Descriptions of herbal remedies, dietary supplements, and how they work.
♦ Effectiveness ratings for different indications.
♦ Safety concerns, including special precautions and warnings.
♦ Information on interactions with medications, foods, and other herbs and supplements.
♦ Dosages that have been studied in scientific research.
♦ Extensive lists of references, with links to PubMed®.
♦ A “Share” button on each monograph that allows users to easily share the content with friends and family.

The content from NMCD replaces the Natural Standard monographs that were previously on MedlinePlus®. If you bookmarked any monographs from Natural Standard, MedlinePlus® will automatically redirect you to the new information when equivalent content is available. Please review and update your bookmarks.”

Just use this link to connect to the MedlinePlus® Herbs and Supplements website.

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