Published: 3 November 2023
Author(s): Neria E. Winkler, Paul Sebo, Dagmar M. Haller, Hubert Maisonneuve, Home Remedies Research Collaboration
Issue: March 2024
Section: Letter to the Editor

Non-pharmacological home remedies (NPHRs) have been used for generations, yet there is limited evidence on their conditions of use, effectiveness, and safety profile in high-income countries. However, the potential for adverse interactions has sparked some interest in the field, particularly in relation to polydrug use [1–3]. NPHRs may be an interesting complement or alternative to pharmacological treatments [4]. Furthermore, their use is becoming increasingly attractive given the growing interest for cost containment, ecological considerations and the desire to forge a better partnership between patients and healthcare professionals to promote quality of care [5].


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