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8-year sales trends* for individual non-vitamin, non-mineral natural products [text version]

Sales in Millions of Dollars for Natural Products
  Milk Thistle EGCG (Green Tea) Ginkgo Ginseng Echinacea Glucosamine/ Chondrotin Melatonin Probiotics/ Prebiotics Fish Oil/ Omega 3
2003 66 76 120 95 172 795 62 NA 188
2007 93 139 107 95 126 831 93 366 695
2011 108 157 90 80 117 735 196 760 1145

NA: Not available.

*Nutrition Business Journal, Supplement Business Reports.

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2 Citation: Barnes P, Powell-Griner E, McFann K, Nahin R. CDC Advance Data Report #343. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults: United States, 2002 (540K PDF*). May 27, 2004.

3 Citation: Barnes PM, Bloom B, Nahin R. CDC National Health Statistics Report #12. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use Among Adults and Children: United States, 2007 (360K PDF*). December 10, 2008.

4 Citation: Clarke TC, Black LI, Stussman BJ, Barnes PM, Nahin RL. Trends in the use of complementary health approaches among adults: United States, 2002–2012. National health statistics reports; no 79. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2015. (240KB PDF)

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