Herbal remedies are herbs that are used as medicine. Many herbs are complex and contain many active compounds that can affect the body. Herbs have been the basis of a lot of modern drugs. Here you can read about many different herbal remedies that are supported by science. Keep in mind that many have not been completely tested to see how they interact with other foods, supplements, herbs or drugs. Some herbal remedies also do have negative interactions with other herbs, drugs, and supplements. This section is not a substitute for medical advice, and if you are seeking information to help with an ailment then we recommend you consult with your medical doctor for any lifestyle changes you plan to implement.