Side Effects of Herbs
For thousands of years plants have been used to ease the suffering from every kind of ache and pain. In modern times this practice is known by many names: herbalism, traditional medicinal, folk medicine, botanical medicine, medical herbalism, herbal medicine, herbology, and phytotherapy. See examples of Herbal Remedies here.
This forum explores the side effects and adverse events that result from using herbs and supplements for medicine. These are the countraindications, warnings, drug/herb interactions and side effects that you should be aware of before using these supplements.
Natural health supplements and herbs are added to this list of herbs by request so if you have a favorite, let us know and we will do the research for you.
Herbs and Natural health Supplements
The following table is color coded. A green background indicates no side effects. A yellow background indicates a high number of warnings or side effects. Click on the name of the herb to read about the side effects and warnings.
* A green background indicates no side effects. A yellow background indicates a high number of warnings or side effects.
For questions and answers about the side effects of herbs see the Herb Forum
Last post: January 17, 2017
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