Herbal Substance Use & Abuse


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An __is part of or all of a plant that is used for its potential therapeutic value

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1. The use of plant roots, leaves, seeds, flowers and other parts for medicinal purposes is known as:

2. Which of these statement is most correct?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of valerian root and part of a plant that is used for therapeutic purposes

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Part or all of a plant that is used for therapeutic purposes
  • Use of plant roots, leaves, seeds and flowers for medicinal purposes
  • Recommended advice before taking herbal substances
  • Valerian root
  • Relationship between herbal substances and side-effects

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related herbal substances lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the use of valerian root
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about therapeutic purposes

Additional Learning

To learn more about herbal substances, review the lesson on Herbal Substance Use & Abuse. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify what herbal medicine is
  • Review common herbs that are used for medicinal purposes such as saw palmetto and kava kava
  • Recall the abuse of herbs and how overuse is dangerous
  • Learn about the possible side-effects that can occur when using herbal substances