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Traditional herbal medicine: is it always safer than conventional medicine?

Ismail, Azlini (2022) Traditional herbal medicine: is it always safer than conventional medicine? Microcredential @ IIUM, 31 December 2022.

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This article highlights the issue of common misconceptions about traditional herbal medicines. At the same time, the article enlightens about the potential desired therapeutic and undesired lethal effects of herbal medicines, the possibility of herbal-drug or herbal-herbal interactions upon concurrent use, the safety and quality of herbal medicinal products in the market, the pertinent role of manufacturer, and some general precautionary advice to the consumer.

Item Type: Article (Electronic Media)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Alternative Medicine, Drug-Herbal Interaction, Herbal-herbal Interaction, Herbal Medicine, Herbal Remedy, Safety, Quality, Traditional Medicine
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QK Botany
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology > RM300 Drugs and their action
R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Dentistry
Kulliyyah of Dentistry > Department of Fundamental Dental and Medical Sciences
Depositing User: DR. AZLINI ISMAIL
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2023 17:23
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2023 17:23
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/103028

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