TITLE

Kava: a test case for Canada's new approach to natural health products

AUTHOR(S)
Boon, Heather S.; Wong, Albert H.C.
PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/25/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 11, p1163
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the use of the herbal kava for treating anxiety. Recommended dose of kava extract; Criticisms of the evidence for kava hepatotoxicity; Significance of the 2002 decision of Health Canada to reclassify kava as a conventional drug.
ACCESSION #
11399478

 

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