An antihypertensive medication has been prescribed for a client with HTN. The client tells the clinic nurse that they would like to take an herbal substance to help lower their BP. The nurse should take which action?

  • Tell the client that herbal substances are not safe & should never be used. 

  • Teach the client how to take their BP so that it can be monitored closely

  • Tell the client that if they take the herbal substance they will need to have their BP checked frequently