Herbal medicine takes root in Germany

Harrison, Pam
March 1998
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;03/10/98, Vol. 158 Issue 5, p637
Academic Journal
Discusses the herbal medicine industry in Germany as of March 1998. The rise in the popularity of herbal medicine being driven by German patients, who began demanding herbal alternatives to synthetic drugs; How medical schools responded by reintroducing lessons on a topic that had been phased out of the medical curriculum. INSET: Plant medicines gain some peer-reviewed respect.


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