Many herbs share some common uses however, some are more effective than others. Some are also safer than others. We have established an Effectiveness Meter based on which herbs are best for each ailment. Effectiveness and safety were taken into consideration in the rating system. Herbs are rated on a scale of 1 - 5, with 1 being the least effective, 5 being the most effective.
As always, if you are taking prescription medication or under the care of a health care provider, check with your provider before taking any herb. The information given for each herb has not been evaluated by the FDA and is for informational purposes only.