herbalproducts

According to Karch (1999), the following are the 30 top selling medicinal plant species in the United States, in order of importance related to annual sales:

  1. Echinacea
  2. St. John’s Wort
  3. Ginkgo biloba
  4. Garlic
  5. Saw Palmetto
  6. Ginseng (Korean)
  7. Goldenseal
  8. Aloe
  9. Eleuthero (“Siberian Ginseng”)
  10. Valerian
  11. Cranberry
  12. Milk Thistle
  13. Cat’s Claw (Uña de Gato, Uncaria tomentosa )
  14. Grape seed extract
  15. Bilberry
  16. Cascara Sagrada
  17. Cayenne pepper (Chile)
  18. Dong Quai (“Chinese Angelica”)
  19. Psyllium seed
  20. Ma Huang (Chinese Ephedra)
  21. Feverfew
  22. Kava kava
  23. Green tea
  24. Ginger
  25. Pine bark extract (pycnogenol)
  26. Atragalus (“Chinese Tragacanth”)
  27. Primrose
  28. Yohimbine
  29. Chamomile (“Roman” and “German”)
  30. Pau  D’ Arco

http://www.herbalsafety.utep.edu/intro/default2.htm

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