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Posted November 28, 2015
Herbal Supplements Linked to Heavy Metal Poisoning
On November 17, 2015, Health Canada (the Canadian equivalent of the FDA) warned that a consumer in Canada who purchased and used herbal supplements from a U.S.-based website was treated for heavy metal poisoning. The following supplements were tested and all five were found to contain high levels of the heavy metals lead. Brahmi Vati Buddhivardhak and Bruhat Vata Chintamani Rasa were also found to contain high levels of mercury and arsenic.