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Is it safe to use out of date herbal supplements?

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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Probably, but

The fda does not require an expiration date on supplements.
It probably isn't dangerous to take a supplement past its expiration date, but it may have lost its potency. Whether it's less potent depends on the herb and how you stored the container. Keeping the supplement in a sealed container and putting it in a dark place may help extend its shelf life.

In brief: Probably, but

The fda does not require an expiration date on supplements.
It probably isn't dangerous to take a supplement past its expiration date, but it may have lost its potency. Whether it's less potent depends on the herb and how you stored the container. Keeping the supplement in a sealed container and putting it in a dark place may help extend its shelf life.
Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Out of date

Depends upon the supplement, content, environmental conditions, and length of factory shelf life.
Obviously better to use non out of date ones.

In brief: Out of date

Depends upon the supplement, content, environmental conditions, and length of factory shelf life.
Obviously better to use non out of date ones.
Dr. John Michalski
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