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Alarm Over Fake Herbal Products, UAE Ministry Warns

by Nancy Needhima on  March 11, 2012 at 8:47 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Public has been cautioned by the UAE health ministry opposing fake herbal products.

Amin Hussein Al Amiri, assistant undersecretary for medical practices and licensing at the ministry, said these drugs contain chemical additives that are harmful to health.
Alarm Over Fake Herbal Products, UAE Ministry Warns
Alarm Over Fake Herbal Products, UAE Ministry Warns
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He said some herbal products contain undeclared packaging materials.

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The ministry has 'checked a sample of turmeric powder used for treatment of knee and back pain'. It contained piroxicam and paracetamol as well as other unknown substances that are harmful to human health, he said.

Source: IANS
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