TRADITIONAL MEDICINES IN AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND THEIR COMBINATORIAL USE WITH MODERN MEDICINES
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Presentation
- By: VAN DYK, Sandra (North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa)
- Co-author(s): Sandra Van Dyk
Purpose: To review and investigate the potential interactions of traditional medicines with modern medcines.
Background: Africa has a rich culture of traditional medicine use which includes the use of botanicals that exhibit medicinal properties. Many patients take these herbal medicines in conjunction with modern medicines without disclosing.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.