Medicinal Herbs Are Held to a Higher Standard Than Big Pharma’s Poisons |

As the EU’s draconian directive to drastically limit our access to medicinal herbs takes full effect today, it needs to be noted that nature’s remedies will now be held to a higher standard than drugs produced by Big Pharma. When drugs are approved, the last consideration is whether they interfere with the actions of a herb or food. However, herbs are now expected to name all potential interactions with drugs—and the drugs receive preferential treatment over the herbs. Read more…

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