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Table 1 Herbal remedy usea among 371 participants

From: The roles of herbal remedies in survival and quality of life among long-term breast cancer survivors - results of a prospective study

  Number of participants (%)
Used herbal remedy(ies) 217 (58.5)
Among herbal remedy users  
Echinacea 107 (49.3)
Herbal tea used as a remedy 77 (35.5)
Ginko biloba 70 (32.3)
Ginseng 48 (22.1)
St. John's Wort 47 (21.7)
Garlic 39 (18.0)
Evening primrose oil 26 (12.0)
Dong quai (tong Kwai) 18 (8.3)
Black cohosh 16 (7.4)
Bee Pollen 15 (6.9)
Progesterone topical cream (wild Mexican yam) 15 (6.9)
Valeriana 13 (6.0)
Wild yam root 10 (4.6)
Shark cartilage 9 (4.2)
Licorice root 9 (4.2)
Royal jelly 6 (2.8)
Chaste berries (vitex agnus cactii) 3 (1.4)
Chickweed tincture 2 (0.9)
Sage tea 3 (1.4)
Mother wort 1 (0.5)
Pulsatilla 1 (0.5)
Sepia 1 (0.5)
Sarsaparilla 0
Blue cohosh 0
False unicorn 0
Lachesis 0
Nux vomica 0
Others 35 (16.1)
  1. awithin the past six months of the baseline telephone survey