Washington: There’s a reason to worry for those who regularly consume herbal dietary supplements.C&EN Senior Editor Celia Henry Arnaud cautioned that little is known of the actual effectiveness or potential ill effects of these products.Consumers could be putting their health at risk by using products like black cohosh and red clover, used by menopausal women to reduce hot flashes, and kava, which is used to treat anxiety and insomnia.
Ongoing researches are aimed at finding the long-term safety of these products for consumers, the article indicates.The article is published in the current issue of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN). ANI
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