Your health could be damaged, not helped by over-the-counter medication, warns an investigative report.
Taking bitter orange or country mallow to help fight the bulge can have fatal results.
The magazine also pointed out aphrodisiacs could kill, if taken in high doses.
Other legal, non-prescription remedies that can sicken or kill are aconite, chaparral, colloidal silver, coltsfoot, comfrey, germanium, greater celandine, kava and lobelia.
"Just because it's natural doesn't mean it's safe," The New York Daily News quoted supplement user Trieva Jordan, 33, as saying.