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Herbal remedies are herbal medicines that have traditionally been used over many years to help promote health, or help relieve certain symptoms. Examples include: echinacea, black cohosh or St John’s wort. In the UK, to protect people from poor quality products and to ensure safety, companies are only allowed to sell herbal medicines if the product is registered with the medicines regulatory body, the MHRA. Registration does not mean the product works. It simply means the MHRA is satisfied with the product’s quality and labelling. It can also only be sold for the conditions it is registered for. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about herbal remedies and much more.

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