Although not closely regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration, herbal supplements are regularly used by millions of patients to address various health concerns. The market size for herbal supplements is estimated to be more than $11 billion globally and is projected to reach nearly $17 billion by 2026. This is despite the fact that the efficacy for specific medical conditions or health benefits is often unclear.
Because of their frequency of use, knowledge of popular herbal supplements is important for providing quality patient care. Are you familiar with key clinical aspects for commonly used products? Test yourself with this short quiz.
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Cite this: Mary L. Windle. Fast Five Quiz: Herbal Supplements - Medscape - Jan 12, 2022.