Herbs and Nutritional Supplements
(Wk # 3: May 18 to May 24 – Main post under Assignment by Wed, May 20 at 11:59 PM EST).
Students are required to post a minimum of three times per week (1 main post answering the question 100% before Wednesday at 11:59 PM EST and 2 peer responses by Sunday at 11:59 PM EST). The three posts in each individual discussion must be on separate days (same day postings / replies will not be accepted).
Chapter 7 – Herbs and Nutritional Supplements
Questions: Choose one of the common medicinal herbs (table 7.3 / page #123 & 124 of your textbook)(PLEASE DO St. JOHN’S WORT) answer the following questions?
1. Mention the herb that you chose. What are the common uses of this herb? Mention possible contraindications.
2. Is there any research study done on this herb? Mention the research study and discuss results of it.
Guidelines: The answer should be based on the knowledge obtained from reading the textbook, no just your opinion. Is there are 5 questions in the discussion, you must answer all of them. (the book is Complementary and alternative Therapies for Nursing Practice Fourth Edition, Karen Fontaine)
Grading Criteria: Student mentions one medicinal herb discussed in the book (10 points). Common uses (20 points). Contraindications (20 points). Mention research study (20 points). Discuss results of research study (30 points).