Herbal supplements come from plants or parts of plants, such as seeds or flowers. Herbal supplements are also called botanicals. Herbs are sold in many forms, including teas, oils, fresh produce, tinctures (a solution of water, alcohol, and herbs), and dried plants. Herbal supplements are products that:
1. Supplement your diet (add to and not replace something)
2. Contain one or more ingredients
3. Are taken by mouth in the form of tablets, capsules, or liquid
4. Are clearly labeled as dietary supplements.