The most common questions asked about natural medicines are, "Is it safe?" and "Does it work?" The Natural Medicines Brand Evidence-based Rating (NMBER)helps answer these questions about commercial products available in your local retail store. Each product is rated based on three components: Safety, Effectiveness, and Product Quality. Read more details on how we calculate NMBER here, and then find out more about the products you use in our Commercial Products Database.
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