Category: Herbs & Supplements
Questions about DNA Barcoding
The author of a 2013 paper on supplement quality is now facing serious allegations of scientific misconduct.
How Safe is CBD?
CBD is a drug, but sold as both a drug and herbal supplement. What does the current evidence say about its safety?
Garlic, the fragrant panacea
Garlic supplements are claimed to treat and cure nearly every disease. What does the evidence say?
Does marshmallow root tea have medicinal benefits?
Many medicinal benefits are attributed to marshmallow root. What does the evidence actually say?
The World’s First Productivity Drink
Magic Mind claims to be the world's first productivity drink. There's no supporting evidence.
Nugenix Total T
Nugenix Total T is one of many so-called testosterone boosters on the market. Vague claims, insufficient evidence.
Vitamin D for the prevention of COVID-19: A randomized controlled trial
A large clinical trial shows vitamin D supplementation had no effect on COVID-19.
Death by Aromatherapy
An aromatherapy room spray was contaminated with bacteria that caused melioidosis, resulting in deaths and serious sequelae. Buyers were misled.
Detox: What “They” Don’t Want You To Know
Before you start your New Year’s detox, here's a tip that will save you time, money, and possibly your health.