Do you recommend or prescribe herbal or traditional medicines to patients?Created by:
Over the past decades, there has been a rise in scientific studies supporting the usefulness of certain herbal medications in treating various symptoms and diseases. Some physicians and health care professionals agree to the usefulness of a number of such medications, and here in the Philippines, our Department of Health has endorsed and put forward “10 Medicinal Plants” that are acceptable to use in the treatment of certain ailments. As a health care professional in today’s modern era, are there instances when you recommend such treatments to your patients? What is your stand regarding herbal medicines?