Concerns raised over non-compliance in herbal meds listings

Herbal medicines that are not listed or registered with the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods are available through community pharmacies and online stores, new research reveals.

A study, published in the Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, found that unregistered herbal medicines were found of the shelves of both pharmacies and health food stores, as well as through websites.

The authors noted that for a herbal medicine to be