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What are botanicals?

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Botanicals are medicines that are derived from plants. They have been used for centuries and are the foundation for nearly half of prescription drugs used today.

From: Menopause and Alternative Therapy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: The Cleveland Clinic Department of Nutrition Therapy. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. North American Menopause Society. National Institutes of Health. American Academy of Family Physicians. USDA -- Iowa State University Database on the Isoflavone Content of Foods, 1999.





American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 12, 2017

SOURCES: The Cleveland Clinic Department of Nutrition Therapy. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. North American Menopause Society. National Institutes of Health. American Academy of Family Physicians. USDA -- Iowa State University Database on the Isoflavone Content of Foods, 1999.





American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 12, 2017

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