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Herbs & Supplements

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Mobile Apps & Tools

Mobile apps and tools can provide you with easy-to-use information and resources that can serve as one part of your overall strategy to become and stay healthy.

This free app lets you track the vitamins, minerals, herbs, and other products you take. Includes access to science-based, reliable information on dietary supplements. Available in Spanish. Free. Mobile webite.

This app provides comprehensive, objective information about herbs, botanicals, supplements, complementary therapies, and more from experts. Free. iOS, mobile website.

Herbs at a Glance is a series of brief fact sheets that provides basic information about specific herbs or botanicals—common names, what the science says, potential side effects and cautions, and resources for more information. Each fact sheet can be downloaded as a single PDF, or you can download all entries as an eBook. Free.

Resources compiled by Christie Silbajoris and Lauren Tomola, Health Sciences Library, UNC-Chapel Hill.

January 26, 2015 - 10:23am