Review: St. John's wort, ginkgo, saw palmetto, and kava may be effective for some conditions

Baime, Michael J.
July 2002
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 137 Issue 1, p25
Academic Journal
Provides information on a study that examined the benefits and risks of commonly used herbal medicines. Data sources; Study selection; Main results; Conclusions.


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