About Herbs


Listed in: Herbs and complementary medicine  
About Herbs

Available on:



(click to download)

Supported languages:

English

Cost:

Free

Contains the contents of 200-plus articles on herbs and complementary therapies.

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Languages

English

Countries of use

Any in which the user is familiar with English

Cost

Free

Developer

No details available

Funder

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), USA

Medical Adviser

Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Features

Allows networking with other people like me / Family / Friends Allows networking with other people like me / Family / Friends
Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities Support to deal with symptoms/disabilities
Information Information

Summary

Contains the contents of 200-plus articles on herbs, food supplements, and complementary therapies, all held offline by the app. Describes the structure of each of the compounds, its uses, and any adverse effects and drug interactions. Illustrations included. Each article is in two versions; one for members of the public, and one for healthcare professionals. A search function operates by product name or by medical condition. Favourites can be saved. Updated weekly with new information. Content can be shared by emailing.


Tags: Health, Wellness & Care in the Community (HWCC)

Reviews

Reviewer: Cancer patient group, Canada
Review: "A huge database of herbs and supplements from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering."
Source: PatientView survey, November 2013
Usage: 50%-plus

Reviewer: Breast Wishes, USA
Review: "Information about herbs used in the treatment of cancer, including benefits and risks. Includes a searchable herbs' database."
Source: Source no longer available
Usage: Not specified
Weblink of reviewer: http://bit.ly/1d9DcTe
Reviewer: Colorado Breast Cancer Resources Directory, Colorado Cancer Coalition, USA
Review: "From Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, evidence-based information about herbs, botanicals, supplements, and more."
Source: http://bit.ly/1d9Gg1w
Usage: Not specified
Weblink of reviewer: http://bit.ly/1e83MBe

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