Common Herb Chart-SCI 201

Common Herb Chart

 

Complete the following table using
information from sources other than the course text. Provide references.

 

Discuss in the first column the
various therapeutic uses for the herbal agent.

 

Write in the second column a summary
of some available scientific studies that provide evidence for efficacy in any
of the therapeutic uses listed in the first column. If there are no good
scientific studies, note the absence of good studies.

 

List in the last column any potential
side effects or possible adverse reactions that could occur with the use of the
herbal agent.

 




Name of herb


Therapeutic use


Scientific studies


Cautions and warnings or side effects




Glucosamine


 


 


 




Echinacea


 


 


 




Garlic


 


 


 




Ginger


 


 


 




Ginkgo
biloba


 


 


 




Kava


 


 


 




Lavender


 


 


 




St.
John’s wort


 


 


 




Fish
oil


 


 


 




Other


 


 


 




 
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