Asian Ginseng

This fact sheet provides basic information about the herb Asian ginseng—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Asian ginseng is native to China and Korea and has been used in various systems of medicine for many centuries. Asian ginseng is one of several types of true ginseng (another is American ginseng, … Read more

Aloe Vera

This fact sheet provides basic information about aloe vera—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Aloe veras use can be traced back 6,000 years to early Egypt, where the plant was depicted on stone carvings. Known as the "plant of immortality," aloe was presented as a burial gift to deceased pharaohs. … Read more

Uso de la medicina complementaria y alternativa: los resfriados y la gripe

Nadie desea que llegue la temporada de los resfriados y la gripe. En los Estados Unidos se registran alrededor de mil millones de resfriados al año. De hecho, el resfriado común se encuentra entre las causas principales de consultas médicas y ausencias de escuela o de trabajo. Pero la gripe y sus posibles complicaciones causan … Read more