The danger of ayurvedic medicines

9 Mar

Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word that means to know life science. It is the name given to traditional Indian medicine. A number of Ayurvedic preparations are supposed to improve memory. Unfortunately, many of these products are contaminated with heavy metals, which are potent neurotoxins.

In this video, Dr. Greger describes the danger.

One thing that Dr. Greger misses is that heavy metals like lead and mercury are often deliberately included in these preparations. This is because traditional Ayurvedic healers believed these dangerous metals had therapeutic value.

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