“Herbal products” imported from the country. Outbreaks are not allowed to sell the form of “medicines” through online.

Ministry of Public Health warns imported herbal products to spread Dietary supplements – medicines from China, India, Korea, Tibet. Beware of exaggerating claims. The law does not allow the sale of “herbal medicines” through online. Referrals through the correct channels web check “DES-FDA”

Dr. Yongyot Thamwut, Director-General of the Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) revealed that from the trend of health-loving people are increasingly interested in alternative medicine by using herbs to take care of their health. causing more products from herbs to be sold in the market and distorting information in the online world exaggerated claims

Therefore, I would like to warn people to check the information carefully before trusting and forwarding the information. Currently, the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society has developed a website www.antifakenewscenter.com To be the center of the investigation of false information

In addition, you can check the number FDA from the Food and Drug Administration for accuracy before available through the website https://www.fda.moph.go.th

Dr. Paisan Dankhum, secretary-general of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), said that according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning people not to trust and buy herbal products that boast exaggerated properties to eat. Therefore, I would recommend consumers to buy herbal medicines from stores that have a license to sell medicines only. And should check the detailed information that appears on the product label is complete, such as the name of the manufacturer/importer. supplier name date of manufacture production number or time packaged drug quantity and most importantly, there must be a drug formula registration number

Consumers are cautious in purchasing health products via online media. especially herbal medicinal products which is at risk of getting fake and not quality Currently, the law does not allow the sale of herbal medicines via online media. and do not advertise products without permission.

Anyone who violates this will be punished with imprisonment not exceeding one year and a fine of not more than 100,000 baht, or both. and if anyone imports or sells herbal products without a license Imprisonment for not more than 3 years or a fine of not more than 300,000 baht, or both. and if anyone smuggles into counterfeit herbal products shall be liable to imprisonment for not more than 10 years and a fine of not more than 1 million baht.

On the side, Dr. Dewan Thanirat, Director of Alternative Medicine Division Department of Thai Traditional and Alternative Medicine Talks about the epidemic of fake herbal products, both Thai herbs and herbs imported from foreign countries such as China, India, Korea and Tibet, most of which are sold in the form of finished products. which includes both dietary supplements and drugs

in the herbal products which if registered as a medicinal product Must be concocted according to a specific medicinal formula, such as Chinese herbs, it will refer to the Chinese medicine formula. and concocted by legally licensed traditional Chinese medicine

Currently, the herb “Lian Hua Qing Wen capsule (LianhuaQingwen Capsule) “is a traditional Chinese medicine used to relieve the symptoms of COVID-19. The only brand approved to be registered with the FDA and the FDA has warned people who may be mistaken and buy counterfeit herbal medicines online. by checking the FDA number to be confident before buying by Lian Hua Qing Wen capsule products It is a herbal product that is allowed to be sold only in pharmacies. and hospitals only

for the properties of Chinese herbs international journal “Pharmacological Research” has published a research team of Professor Yang Zifeng from the Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Health and the Principal Laboratory of Respiratory Disease. which confirms that “Lianhuaqingwen Capsule” has anti-COVID-19 virus activity by replication of virus and inhibiting substances that cause inflammation.

In addition, a team of academics from the Chinese Academy of Engineering, together with 23 hospitals, published the results of its use. “Lian Hua Qing Wen capsule” in the famous European journal. In May 2021, Lianhuaqingwen capsules were found to significantly alleviate clinical symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, fatigue, cough, etc. look better

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