Principal Proposed Uses
What is B. monnieri Used for Today?
What Is the Scientific Evidence for B. monnieri ?
B. monnieri Alone
B. monnieri Combined With Other Herbs
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- Review Date: 09/2014 -
- Update Date: 09/18/2014 -
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