HELPFUL RESOURCES TO BEEKEEPING, HEALTH BENEFITS OF BEE PRODUCTS, POLLINATION, AND SUSTAINABILITY
WHY I GROW AND FORAGE MY OWN HERBS FOR TEAS, TINCTURES AND HERBAL HONEY
1). What is listed on the label of herbal products is not always what is found within the product. DNA barcoding was able to authenticate 48% of the products tested
2). Most (59%) of the herbal products tested contained species of plants not listed on the labels
3). Some (33%) of the authenticated herbal products also contained contaminants and or fillers not listed on the labels.
Info from National Institute of Health- https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3851815/