An herb is a leaf, flower, stem,
seed, root, fruit, or bark that is used for medicinal purposes, food flavoring, or
for fragrant properties. However, herbs often rely on tradition and
testimonials, not on extensive scientific testing.
More than one third of Americans use herbs for health
purposes. Nurses need accurate information about the uses, effects,
risk/benefits, safety and efficacy of these herbal remedies for patient
teaching and providing holistic health care.
all individuals tell their healthcare provider that they are using herbal
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