Herbs & Supplements

Some people may have a misconception that holistic medicine professionals automatically believe that all herbs and dietary supplements are safe and healthy for general use. The truth is that opinions about herbs and supplements vary considerably from one practitioner to another. Within the general public, opinions vary widely as well. Below are a few ideas to consider as things to avoid.

There are many excellent sources of information for herbs and dietary supplements. For supplements, please see the Food & Nutrition article on this web page for a discussion of supplements. The resource section of this article includes a list of some good books related to herbs and supplementation. The Herbal Bookworm web page has excellent reviews and a Reader's Top Ten Page to help with choosing the best Herbal books.