The use of food supplements and herbal medicinal products by the public, including athletes, is common practice – but it is not well regulated. There are guidelines on which supplements may be prohibited in competitive sports but there is little reliable information on which herbal medicines and supplements are of good quality. At first glance, ...
Up to 40% of some herbal supplements are mislabelled or contain adulterants
By Anthony Booker
25 Aug 2016