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About Herbs

By Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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About Herbs is presented by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s Integrative Medicine Service. This app works on iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch devices.

Key features:

• More than 200 monographs describing the structure, purported uses, adverse effects, and drug interactions of various herbs, botanicals, supplements, complementary therapies, and more
• Objective information backed by scientific references
• Two different versions of each monograph: one written for healthcare professionals and one for consumers
• Search by product or service name, or by medical condition
• Save favorites and explore featured products and services
• Weekly updates with new and updated monographs
• Access content offline after the app has been downloaded, with no Internet connection needed
• Original artist renderings of each product and service
• Share content by e-mailing the link for a monograph on our About Herbs website

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and outstanding educational programs. In this app, our Integrative Medicine Service, under the leadership of a pharmacist and botanicals expert, provides comprehensive, objective information about herbs, botanicals, supplements, complementary therapies, and more.

The content in this app is provided as general health information only. It is not to be used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any health condition or problem. Any questions regarding your own health should be addressed to your own physician or other healthcare provider.

What's New in Version 1.2

This version has been updated to reflect the iOS 7 style.


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Customer Reviews

Very informative and great information

This is a very good app for searching just about every herb you can think of. I really like that it gives very informative information on the herbs, their use, what studies have/ have not been done and what they can be potentially be used for. Really like this app and good job to the developers, keep up the good work! One comment though: if one could possibly search by problem or issue to find what's recommended rather than going through each one to see what can be used for what issue, other than that, great job! I still give it 5 stars because I love all the information it gives and it's a very clean and organized app.

Great app

App works great, no problems I've yet encountered, and you can read it offline. I like that this is science based and gives a balanced view, neither dismissive of alternative and complimentary medicine, nor is it promotional. It is a good source to find what has solid evidence behind it and what doesn't.

Great app

This is a great app and very informative especially for the physician, but there is one problem, make it available in landscape mode for my iPad. If you can work on that, I would be truly greatful and also give you the fifth star

About Herbs
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Medical
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.2
  • Size: 37.8 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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