Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)
Frequently Asked Questions
5. What are natural products?
Natural products include a variety of herbal medicines (also called botanicals) and other dietary supplements. A dietary supplement is a product that contains vitamins, minerals, herbs or botanicals, amino acids, enzymes, probiotics, or other ingredients that supplement the diet. Examples of dietary supplements include vitamin B12, St. John's wort (a botanical), and acidophilus (a probiotic).