New Herb and Supplement Information on MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus has released 100 new English and Spanish monographs on a broad range of dietary supplements and herbal remedies. The new content is provided by Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database Consumer Version (NMCD). Some of the highlights include:

* Descriptions of herbal remedies, dietary supplements, and how they work
* Effectiveness ratings for different indications
* Safety concerns, including special precautions and warnings
* Information on interactions with medications, foods, and other herbs and supplements
* Dosages that have been studied in scientific research
* Extensive lists of references, with links to PubMed
* A “Share” button on each monograph that allows users to easily share the content with friends and family

Access the Drugs, Herbs and Supplements page of MedlinePlus at: