About Herbs 4+

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    • 4.0 • 80 Ratings
    • Free



About Herbs is presented by the Integrative Medicine Service of Memorial Sloan Kettering.

Key features:
• 290 Entries on herbs, botanicals, and supplements with purported benefits, side effects, drug interactions & more
• Objective information backed by scientific references
• Formatted for both healthcare professionals and consumers
• Search by herb or supplement
• Save favorites for offline availability or to discuss them with your physician for safe use
• Explore featured products and services
• Updated weekly
• Original art renderings

Memorial Sloan Kettering is one of the world’s premier cancer centers, committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and outstanding educational programs. In this app, our Integrative Medicine Service, under the leadership of a pharmacist and botanicals expert, provides comprehensive, objective information about herbs, botanicals, and supplements, as well as links that educate on the evidence for integrative therapies and programs offered by our Integrative Medicine Service.

Medical Disclosure

This content is provided as general health information only. It is not to be used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment of any health condition or problem. Any questions regarding your own health should be addressed to your own physician or other health care provider.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center makes no warranties or express or implied representations whatsoever regarding the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, comparative or controversial nature, or usefulness of any information contained or referenced in this app. Memorial Sloan Kettering does not assume any risk whatsoever for your use of the information contained herein. Health-related information changes frequently and therefore information contained above may be outdated, incomplete, or incorrect. Statements made about products have not been evaluated by the US Food and Drug Administration.

You are hereby advised to consult with a physician or other professional health care provider prior to making any decisions, or undertaking any actions or not undertaking any actions related to any health care problem or issue you might have at any time, now or in the future. In using this information, you agree that neither Memorial Sloan Kettering nor any other party is or will be liable or otherwise responsible for any decision made or any action taken or any action not taken due to your use of any information provided herein.

What’s New

Version 2.0

- Removed initial data download
- Removed offline mode
- Minor bug fixes

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
80 Ratings

80 Ratings

LibertyT2G ,

Handy app; needs font size options

I use this periodically at work and home, and appreciate the detailed information. My only gripe is the very small text size, it looks like 7 or 8-point font. You can pinch and zoom, but then you have to move the screen around to read.

After I updated iOS, this app would crash and close as soon as I opened it. I deleted it, then reinstalled it, and now the app works fine.

Developer: please make either a 'medium' and 'large' font that justify to the screen width, or else a font size 'slider' adjustment like in the iphone text size options screen.

Lord_Macdog ,

It's good but..

I'd like for you guys to extend the search function. Instead of only being able to search by name, why not have it to where you can search by use too? Simply have a premade list of uses and when someone clicks on a use, it'll show the herbs that are used that way. Other then that, it's good.

rampitup84 ,

Delete then download for newest v

I’m running competitive research of medicinal herb apps because I had an idea to develop an app as a side project. Then i find this gem! I’m moving forward with my project and taking the reviews here into consideration. Excited to find my initial idea to allow users to browse based on their main symptom and track a remedy that way is what the user wants. Also, my app won’t be backed by their fine medical institution but it will definitely have better UX (user experience). Best of luck to you on your search for herbal solutions!

App Privacy

The developer, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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