Botanical Supplement Dangers

While many may assume that supplements are safe, regulated, and effective, Consumer Reports' investigation reveals that's not always the case.  

Compounds in herbal supplement kratom are opioids, FDA says

US Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb warned the public about the herbal supplement kratom in a statement on Tuesday, saying "There is no evidence to indicate that kratom is safe or effective for any medical use" and likening its chemical compounds to opioids.