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Vitamins/Herbals 

Vitamins/Herbals
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Vitamins/Herbals
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Ellen Wang

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199782673.003.0053
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date: 20 August 2019

This chapter discusses Vitamins/Herbals, including Clinical Uses, Echinacea (Purple Coneflower Root), Ephedra (Ephedra sinica ) (Ma Huang), Garlic ( Allium sativum ) (Ajo), Ginger ( Zingiber officinale ), Ginseng ( Panax ginseng ) (American ginseng, Asian ginseng), Gingko ( Gingko biloba ) (Duck Foot Tree, Maidenhair Tree, Silver Apricot), St. Johns Wort ( Hypericum perforatum ) (Amber, Goat Weed, Hardhay, Klamatheweed), Kava ( Piper methysticum ) (Awa, Intoxicating Pepper, Kawa), Valerian ( Valeriana offi cinalis ) (All Heal, Garden Heliotrope, Vandal Root), Feverfew ( Tanacetum parthenium ), Vitamin E, and Fish Oil (Omega-3 Fatty Acids).

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