July 24, 2017

Herbal caution in the news

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Aristolochia-birthwort

Not all herbal remedies are safe according to Dr. Peter Lin who spoke with Matt Galloway on Metro Morning this week.

Birthwort, also known as Dutchman’s pipe has been shown to be responsible for kidney failure and kidney cancer.

Of course not all herbal remedies are toxic. In fact, many have been shown to provide some health benefits.

In this podcast, Dr Lin offers us valuable tips and tricks on how to avoid being exposed to the potential harm of some herbs.

Just follow this link to hear the 5 minute interview.