Herbal medicine. PHOTO: mexperience.com
As I mentioned in an earlier article on this subject, a lot of interest has been generated and people in different works of life have joined the bandwagon becoming practitioners of herbal medicine. For the benefit of the recipients of herbal medicine, the patients and those who may be routinely receiving these herbs, it is important that we begin to sound a note of warning that herbal medicine may not be completely risk-free. To do so, presenting a classification of herbal medicine may be a good place to start.