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Vitamins are often seen as benign since they’re meant to be natural, but the list of ingredients isn’t always accurate. from

Do you know what’s in the herbal medicine you’re taking?

In many instances complementary medicines have no added benefit when compared to a placebo, or weak evidence of effectiveness.
Complementary and alternative medicine has been recognised in South Africa but is not yet fully integrated into the country’s health care system. shutterstock

Why alternative medicine should be integrated into conventional health care

Complementary and alternative medicine could alleviate many of the access problems within primary health care in South Africa’s rural areas if it was fully integrated into the system.

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