Do you see patients using complementary medicines? Then you need this app

HOT APPS: It explains the chemical effects of various herbs on the body and any evidence to support their use

Patients regularly bamboozle me. Recently, their favourite way has been to bring in a large bag of mixed herbs and bottles from the chemist, eBay or China; and sometimes all three.

About Herbs app

I used to smile sheepishly and apologise that I can google these with them but I don’t know much about chai hu or goldenseal.

However, the last time a patient asked me about Isatis root, I was prepared.

The About Herbs app for Apple devices is written by the US Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre.

It has an array of informative

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