Herbs: Cure-All or 21st Century Snake Oil?
Most experts agree that herbal remedies provide health enhancement and symptom relief. But according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the internet is “rife with bogus claims on herbs.” 443 herbal remedy Web sites were evaluated and
More than half did not have the required FDA disclaimer. And, more disturbing, there were many instances of unsubstantiated disease claims. 76 percent of the Web sites studied are profit-making vendors of the herbal remedies.
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