SCI 201 Dietary Supplement and Herb Chart

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Dietary Supplement and Herb Chart SCI/201 Version 3 1 University of Phoenix Material Dietary Supplement and Herb Chart Complete the following table using information from sources other than your text. Name of Herb Therapeutic Use Scientific Studies That Show Efficacy for Any of the Therapeutic Uses Cautions and Warnings or Side Effects Glucosamine It is widely accepted as treatment for osteoarthritis, osteochondritis of the knee, can prevent muscle and tendon injuries, tendonitis, rheumatoid arthritis. Scientific studies show that Glucosamine is efficient in : relieving and slowing the course osteoarthritis symptoms, relieving knee pain due to osteochondritis. Might raise blood sugar in people with diabetes. Does not appear to affect cholesterol level. There is one reported case of an allergic reaction causing exacerbation of asthma. Echinacea Echinacea has been used to treat prophylaxis and treatment of infectious illness such as influenza, colds and related symptoms like coughs, high fever and sore throat. Scientific studies show that Echinacea helps the body provide the proper enzymes at the cellular level to protect cells against invasion by bacteria . Echinacea's ability to aid in wound healing is beneficial not only for acne but also for insect bites and burns. Some side effects could be allergic reactions, such as skin irritations, exacerbated asthma, and anaphylaxis has occurred. People who have allergies to the daisy family, which include plants such as feverfew, chrysanthemums and calendula, may find they are sensitive to echinacea. Garlic
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