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North Carolina Consortium on Natural Medicines

The North Carolina Consortium on Natural Medicines website includes a series of publications on medicinal herbs that can be grown, processed, and marketed in North Carolina . Each monograph comes in 3 versions; one is written for health professionals, the second is directed toward consumers, and the third is for commercial growers. The health professionals version includes detailed information on the biochemistry of the herb, safety and efficacy studies, known herb/drug interactions, and contra-indications. The consumer version includes basic history, uses, and precautions, as well as some information on how to grow the herb. The commercial grower version contains botany, active constituents, and marketing information, as well as uses of the herb.

News notes are courtesy of Southern Forests Network News Notes





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