Standardized vs Non Standard

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Standardized Vs. Non-Standardized Supplements James Black HW:205 Kaplan University When we think of herbs or supplements we might think is there a difference really. There is the standardized and the non-standard. Maybe from a consumer point of view the ability to get lost in which is which can tend to be a bit easy. Many might think that the standard would be all natural or what everyone takes. While the non-standard is just what is made in a lab well that is at least what I once thought. Though through the studies of this class I have come to find out different I found the truth. Standardized herbs or extract is the main component of an herb that gives it’s healing property and then is enhanced to make it more potent. While this is great and all it does delivery a stronger dose faster than a non-standardized herb. There is also the possibility that by choosing standard over non-standard your might be missing out on another factor that make the herbs main component work even better. For my three herbs to compare I have chosen Bilberry, Green Tea, and St. John’s wort. Starting with Bilberry the scientific name is Vaccinium myrtillus. Bilberry is used in many ways some of which include improving night, controlling insulin levels, to treat varicose veins, and to prevent cataracts. The standardized form I came across labels the function as being used to support eye health. The dosage for bilberry does not have a recommended dosage to compare to from Mosby. Being as the is no recommend dosage there is than no limit to the daily dose. The non-standardized Bilberry is different in that is does not say anything about its benefits like the standardized one does. Now to compare the prices leaves some weight of option to be done. The cost of the standard is 24.99 at regular price while the non-standard price is 9.99 at regular price. Green tea scientific name is

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