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AHS 155 Chapter 6

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botanicals
a plant extract used to treat or prevent illness
complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)
general term for treatments that consider the health of the whole person and promote disease prevention
Dietary Supplement and Nonprescription Drug Consumer Protection Act
law that requires companies that market herbal and dietary supplements to include their address and phone number on the product labels so consumers can report adverse events
Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) of 1994
primary law in the United States regulating herb and dietary supplements
dietary supplements
a nondrug substance regulated by the DSHEA
herbs
plants with a soft stem that is used in healing or as a seasoning
specialty supplements
a nonherbal dietary supplement used to enhance body functions