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                      Some Questions for Consumers

If you are considering using an herbal remedy, there are several questions that should be raised with your health care provider.

  Are you taking an herbal product or remedy?  If so, it  should be documented in the medical records.

  Are you taking any prescription or nonprescription medications in conjunction with the herbal remedy?

  Why are you taking this herbal remedy?

  Have you used this product before?

How long have your been taking this product?

  How frequent do you use this herbal remedy?

When do you take this herbal remedy?

  Are you taking any other herbals with this?

  Have  you discussed this your health care provider?

  What is the dosage you are currently using?

There may be other questions that consumers should review with their health care providers, however these questions depend on the specifics of each consumer's situation.