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Warning Issued About Chinese Wolfsbane Remedy

Posted by Sondra Forsyth

Editor’s note: Although this item describes a case in Australia, the information could be valuable to anyone who goes to a Chinese herbal medication practitioner. A preparation prescribed by a Chinese herbal medication practitioner in Melbourne, Australia for back pain resulted in life-threatening heart changes, prompting a team of intensive care and emergency physicians to call for appropriate patient education by practitioners who prescribe complementary medications.