treats Obesity, Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Acne, and Hypercholesterolemia
This information is based on a professional level monograph edited and peer- reviewed by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration (www.naturalstandard.com): Serguei Axentsev MD, PhD, Dr.Sci (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Ethan Basch, MD (Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center); Heather Boon B.Sc.Phm, PhD (University of Toronto); Levi Garraway, MD, PhD (Harvard Medical School); Paul Hammerness, MD (Harvard Medical School); David Kroll, PhD (Duke University); Philippe Szapary, MD (University of Pennsylvania); Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD (Massachusetts General Hospital); Mamta Vora, PharmD (Northeastern University); Wendy Weissner, BA (Natural Standard Research Collaboration).
BibliographyDISCLAIMER: Natural Standard developed the above evidence- based information based on a thorough systematic review of the available scientific articles. For comprehensive information about alternative and complementary therapies on the professional level, go to www.naturalstandard.com. Selected references are listed below.
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