pharm ch 7
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pharm ch 7
herbal medicine, chiropractic, acupuncture, massage, reflexology, and any other therapies traditionally not emphasized in western medical schools but popular with many patients.
alternative medicine when used simultaneously with, rather than instead of, standard western medicine.
the practice of medicine as taught in western medical schools
a product that contains an ingredient intended to supplement the diet, including vitamins, minerals, herbs, or other botanicals
the practice of using herbs to heal
plant components including bark, roots, leaves, seeds, flowers, fruit of trees, and extracts of these plants that are valued for their savory, aromatic, or medical remedies
unintentional adverse effects that are caused by the actions of a prescriber, other health care professional, or by a specific treatment
simultaneous use of both traditional and alternative medicine
medications that are not legally available without a prescription from a prescriber, aka prescription drugs
medications that are legally available without a prescription
the pharmacologically active ingredients in herbal medicines