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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 316706, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/316706
Editorial

The Safety of Herbal Medicine: From Prejudice to Evidence

1Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tianjin 300193, China
2Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6GG, UK
3Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Singapore 138543
4Moulay Ismail University, 52000 Errachidia, Morocco

Received 28 December 2014; Accepted 28 December 2014

Copyright © 2015 Junhua Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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