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Table 7 Presence or absence of information points for each category of herbal product

From: Buyer beware? Does the information provided with herbal products available over the counter enable safe use?

Herbal product Some points of information No points of information
St John's wort, n = 15 (%) 11 (73%) 4 (27%)
Ginkgo, n = 12 (%) 0 (0%) 12 (100%)
Asian ginseng, n = 7 (%) 1 (14%) 6 (86%)
Garlic, n = 21 (%) 1 (5%) 20 (95%)
Echinacea, n = 13 (%) 4 (31%) 9 (69%)
Total, n = 68 (%) 17 (25%) 51 (75%)