Herbal products sold by ‘cult’ investigated

An urgent investigation into three products touted by an alternative medicine group in northern NSW has been launched by the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

The group called Universal Medicine, branded a “cult” by dissenters and former followers, is under scrutiny after selling three brands of herbal supplements through its website that are not listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods.

The group which promotes "esoteric medicine" has come to the TGA&rsquo