Safety and Dosage Guidelines in Herbal Medicine


ACHS faculty member Scott Stuart joins us to present a comprehensive overview of herbal safety. Learn about the importance of Latin names, distinguishing between look-alike herbs, herb/drug interactions, and more.

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowing your source

  • The importance of Latin names

  • Distinguishing between look-alike and sound-alike herbs

  • Different plant parts, allergies, herbal actions, and appropriate use

  • Herb/drug and herb/herb interactions as they relate to safety

  • Standard herb dosage and herb dose for children

  • Acute verses chronic conditions

  • General herb categories

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