Commission E is a governmental
regulatory agency that was established in 1978.
It is composed of scientists, toxicologists, physicians, and pharmacists.
Evaluated usefulness of 300
herbs, studied literature, clinical studies, case
studies and then prepared monographs.
side effects, and any known drug/herb interactions.
Found 200 herbs useful, and rejected the rest.
The American Botanical Council based in Austin, Texas, published
an English translation of the
Commission E monograph text.
Can be compared to The
U.S. Food and Drug Administration. (Comparisons)