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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Suplemento herbario

Herbal supplement (ER-bul SUH-pleh-ment)
A product made from a plant that is thought to be useful in treating disease or staying healthy. Herbal supplements are taken by mouth.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.