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  1. Gray, Deborah C. DNP, ANP-BC, FNP-C
  2. Rutledge, Carolyn M. PhD, FNP-BC


Relationships between primary care patients' herbal use and influencing factors were examined. Most felt that herbals were safer than prescription medications and preferred their use. There were significant relationships between perceived herbal safety and efficacy and other motivational factors with use. Supplement cost and demographics were less predictive of use.