Manipal Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences


Background: There has been a drastic increase in herb-drug interactions day-by-day as a result of an increase in the population using herb and its supplements along with the contemporary medicines. Objectives: To discuss the safety of usage of herbal medicines along with contemporary medicines in the management of lifestyle disorders. Method: This is a systemic review with narrative analysis. A study was carried out to understand the mode of herb-drug interaction in lifestyle disorders. Literature search was conducted with various titles and reports on medical indexed journals, focusing on herb-drug interaction on selected lifestyle disorders. Conclusion: The issue like herb-drug interaction can successfully be combated by bringing change in the curriculum, active participation of regulatory agencies, reforms in statutory bodies and by creating a golden triangle of traditional and modern medicine, and science

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