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10 Top Web Resources About Supplements and Herbal Remedies

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Use reliable resources like these to find consumer tips, scientific research, recalls, and helpful recommendations on the use of herbal remedies, vitamins, and other dietary supplements.


Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know

 


National Institutes for Health Office of Dietary Supplements (NIHODS)
This site provides fact sheets on dietary supplements, weight loss supplements, nutrient recommendations, and much more.

Dietary Supplement Label Database (DSLD)
The DSLD contains the full label contents from a sample of dietary supplement products marketed in the United States. It includes name, form, active and inactive ingredients, amount of active ingredient, manufacturer/distributor information, label claims, warnings, percentage of daily value, and additional label information. Use the search box to find product names, ingredients, label information and manufacturers. You can also browse alphabetical lists for ingredients, products, and contacts. There are reference links for unit conversion, daily value, dietary reference intakes, and definitions.

Dietary Supplement Label Database

LiverTox
The LiverTox database is for both consumers and medical and research professionals. It provides information on herbals, dietary supplements and medications that can affect the liver. You can search or browse an alphabetical list and there is a page dedicated to herbal and dietary supplements.

Drugs, Herbs and Supplements
MedlinePlus, the consumer website from the National Institutes of Health, provides up-to-date, reliable information on dietary supplements and herbal remedies. You can browse an alphabetical list and find information on dosage, safety concerns, interactions, and more.

MedlinePlus Herbs Supplements

From the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health:

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