Medicinal Herbs Are Held to a Higher Standard Than Big Pharma’s Poisons | Gaia-health.com

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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