Mayo Clinic Health Library Article

 Back to Health Library
Natural treatments: Can you spot a fraud?

Natural treatments: Can you spot a fraud?

If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. To spot potentially fraudulent herbal products or other so-called natural treatments, look for these warning signs: 1. Promotional material promises a miracle cure. 2. The manufacturer claims that the product can treat a wide range of symptoms, or cure or prevent a variety of diseases. 3. The product claims to purify or detoxify.


Find a physician

or Need Help Finding a Physician

Upcoming Events

Darkness to Light's: Stewards of Children
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 - 05:30 PM - 08:00 PM More
Blood Pressure Screening
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 - 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM More
Body Awareness
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM More
View all Events >>