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Perhaps herbal medicine isn’t so dangerous after all!

Now that so many herbal medicines have been swept off the shelf in the EU’s relentless drive to makes us all safe by means of the Traditional and Herbal Medicinal Products Directive which came into force last month, we discover after all that herbs aren’t the problem. According to scientists who have written to the Prime Minister and Health Secretary Andrew Lansley expressing their concern about drug failures and adverse drug reactions, more than 10,000 people die every year from bad reactions to prescribed treatments and it costs £2bn a year to treat them.

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