Variations in Product Choices of Frequently Purchased Herbs

Authors:Garrard, J., Harms, S., Eberly, L. E. and Matiak, A.
"Persons self-medicating with an herb may be ingesting ingredients substantially different from that recommended by a benchmark, both in quantity and content. Higher price per label RDD was the best predictor of consistency with a benchmark. This study demonstrates that health providers and consumers need to closely examine label ingredients of presumably the same or similar herbal products."