Herbal UTI pill claims 'misleading': panel

Ethical Nutrients, a supplier of complementary medicines, has been ordered to retract marketing claims about herbal pills for UTIs.

The Department of Health and Ageing has upheld a recommendation made by the Therapeutic Products Advertising Complaints resolution panel, which found claims made by Health World Limited on the Ethical Nutrients website were “unlawful, misleading [and] unverified”.

Advertising on the site claimed the Urinary Tract Support tablets — containing cherokee rose, China root and Japanese