Herbal supplements bought on the Internet can contain METAL and cause kidney and liver failure, top researcher warns

Feature in the Daily Mail by Claire Carter

  • Herbal supplements bought over the internet could be contaminated
  • Researchers have warned that these supplements could contain substitute herbs that may be harmful or even traces of metal
  • Supplements produced in the EU are regulated to make them safer
  • But in other countries controls do not exist, making products dangerous

Full article can be found hereTHR_Logo cropped

You can rest assured that

The Schwabe Pharma range of herbal medicines has been registered under the Traditional Herbal Registration Scheme (THRS), a regulatory approval process for herbal treatments in the EU. Registration under this scheme primarily means that:

  • Herbal products are regulated and meet specific standards of safety and quality based on traditional usage
  • Products must be of pharmaceutical quality and also be manufactured to European Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Guidelines
  • All herbal medicines registered under this scheme have a nine digit registration number on their packaging starting with the letters THR

For more information please click here

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