Popular Herbs in the U.S. Market Overview Definition Guide
 
Herbal Marketplace <ul><li>Self-prescribed </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Nature’s Medicine <ul><li>Ancient Beginnings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sumerians (4000BC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese &...
What is an Herb? <ul><li>Herbs as medicinal are crude drugs of vegetable origin used for the treatment of disease states o...
Manufacturer Claims Defined Structure/Function  Disease <ul><li>Helps maintain a health cardiovascular system </li></ul><u...
Crepe Statement~~ <ul><li>This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not i...
Controversy and Warnings <ul><li>Standardized </li></ul><ul><li>Quality & Safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contamination </li>...
Top TEN Herbs  Considered Safe & Effective <ul><li>Echinacea </li></ul><ul><li>Feverfew </li></ul><ul><li>Garlic </li></ul...
Herbs That Should Be  Used with Caution <ul><li>Ma Huang </li></ul><ul><li>Chaparrall </li></ul><ul><li>Yohimbe </li></ul>...
Resources for the Health  Care Professional <ul><li>United States Pharmacopoeia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.usp.org </li></u...
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  1. 1. Popular Herbs in the U.S. Market Overview Definition Guide
  2. 3. Herbal Marketplace <ul><li>Self-prescribed </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Immunity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sleep </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drug interactions </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Nature’s Medicine <ul><li>Ancient Beginnings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sumerians (4000BC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chinese & Egyptians (3000 BC) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Nature’s Aspirin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hippocrates & Dioscorides (400 BC) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Treatment for Malaria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jesuit’s Powder (1630 AD) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The First Anesthetic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Indians of the Andes (1500 AD) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. What is an Herb? <ul><li>Herbs as medicinal are crude drugs of vegetable origin used for the treatment of disease states or to attain/maintain improved health. </li></ul><ul><li>Herbs conform to drugs when they are used in the treatment, cure, mitigation of disease or improvement of health. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Manufacturer Claims Defined Structure/Function Disease <ul><li>Helps maintain a health cardiovascular system </li></ul><ul><li>Helps prevent cardiovascular disease </li></ul><ul><li>Helps prevent heart attacks </li></ul>
  6. 7. Crepe Statement~~ <ul><li>This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Controversy and Warnings <ul><li>Standardized </li></ul><ul><li>Quality & Safety </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contamination </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Controlled Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Drug interactions </li></ul><ul><li>Pregnancy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lactation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Treat symptoms not disease </li></ul>
  8. 9. Top TEN Herbs Considered Safe & Effective <ul><li>Echinacea </li></ul><ul><li>Feverfew </li></ul><ul><li>Garlic </li></ul><ul><li>Ginger </li></ul><ul><li>Ginko Biloba </li></ul><ul><li>Ginseng </li></ul><ul><li>Milk thistle </li></ul><ul><li>Saw Palmetto </li></ul><ul><li>St. John’s Wart </li></ul><ul><li>Valerian Root </li></ul>
  9. 10. Herbs That Should Be Used with Caution <ul><li>Ma Huang </li></ul><ul><li>Chaparrall </li></ul><ul><li>Yohimbe </li></ul><ul><li>Lobelia </li></ul><ul><li>Comfrey </li></ul><ul><li>Germander </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke </li></ul><ul><li>Liver toxicity </li></ul><ul><li>Kidney failure </li></ul><ul><li>Coma </li></ul><ul><li>Liver toxicity </li></ul><ul><li>Liver toxicity </li></ul>
  10. 11. Resources for the Health Care Professional <ul><li>United States Pharmacopoeia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.usp.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>American Herbal & Therapeutics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.herbal-aph.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Commission E </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.Herbalgram.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FDA’s Med Watch </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.fda.gov/medwatch </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NIH Office of Alternative Medicine </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.clinicaltrials.gov </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.dietary-supplements.info.nih.gov </li></ul></ul>

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