Herbal medicines have been used for many years to help manage various health problems. They can be used in different forms from fresh garden medicinal herbs, to dried herbs that can made into teas, liquid tinctures, herbal tablets and capsules. After a comprehensive case history is taken some herbal medicines maybe recommended to patients. Herbal medicines are prescribed in relation to patient health needs and requirements. Herbal medicines can also be added to creams to make therapeutic lotions and ointments.