Traditional medicine lacks stringent regulations

Alternative medicine: Samples of registered traditional medicine products with a hologram sticker issued by the Health Ministry indicating the product’s registration number.

PETALING JAYA: With traditional and complementary medicine not having to put up with stringent re­­gulations and clinical standards required of pharmaceutical pro­ducts, concerns are being raised about dubious herbal remedies.

Pharmacologist Prof Dr Yam Mun Fei said there was a problem with the Health Ministry’s regulation of the herbal medicine market.

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