A review of the clinical and toxicological aspects of 'traditional' (herbal) medicines adulterated with heavy metals.

@article{Lynch2005ARO,
  title={A review of the clinical and toxicological aspects of 'traditional' (herbal) medicines adulterated with heavy metals.},
  author={Emma Lynch and Robin A Braithwaite},
  journal={Expert opinion on drug safety},
  year={2005},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={769-78}
}
The popularity of traditional remedies has greatly increased in westernised countries over recent years. Although many of these remedies are used safely, there have recently been an increasing number of case reports being published of heavy metal poisoning after the use of traditional remedies, in particular, Indian Ayurvedic remedies. This study reviews the data on published cases, along with the history of Ayurvedic medicine in an attempt to provide an insight into why heavy metals, in… CONTINUE READING

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