Mayo Clinic Health Library Article

 Back to Health Library
Herbal supplements: Avoid gimmicks

Herbal supplements: Avoid gimmicks

Some herbal supplements, including products labeled as natural, have drug-like effects that can be dangerous. So it's important to do your homework and investigate potential benefits and side effects of herbal supplements before you buy. And be sure to talk with your doctor, especially if you take medications, have chronic health problems, or are pregnant or breast-feeding.

2014-03-11

Find a physician

or Need Help Finding a Physician

Upcoming Events

Cancer Treatment Support Group
Mon, Feb 19, 2018 - 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM More
Body Awareness
Mon, Feb 19, 2018 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM More
Infant Safety and CPR
Mon, Feb 19, 2018 - 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM More
View all Events >>