an herbal product - treats Infectious diarrhea, Common cold / upper respiratory tract infection, Heart failure, High cholesterol, Narcotic concealment, Immune system stimulation, Chloroquine-resistant malaria, and Trachoma
This information is based on a professional level monograph edited and peer- reviewed by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration (www.naturalstandard.com): Ethan Basch, MD (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Samuel Basch, MD (Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, NY); Dawn Costa, BA, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Mary Coulliard PhD, RN, FNP (North County Children's Clinic); Paul Hammerness, MD (Harvard Medical School); Beth Kerbel, PharmD (Northeastern University); Michael Smith, MRPharmS., ND (Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine); David Sollars, M.Ac, HMC (New England School of Acupuncture); Shaina Tanguay- Colucci, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD (Massachusetts General Hospital); Wendy Weissner, BA (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Jen Woods, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration).
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