Reply to post: Re: Alternate and Traditional Medicine

Why does herbal cough syrup work so well? It may be full of morphine

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Re: Alternate and Traditional Medicine

Quite often she will recommend an alternative to the usual products of big pharma because they are usually as effective and often a lot cheaper.

See point about placebo above. And I suppose though that she knows enough not to dish out St Johns Wort (which does have pharmacological effects - http://www.drugs.com/npp/st-john-s-wort.html) without an appropriate warning.

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