Natural, herbal over-the-counter supplements seem like they should be safe—but they can contain as much active ingredient as some prescription drugs.
The article actually only specifically about Yohimbe, but I’ve got lots of posts that highlight how supplements should generally be avoided for actual sources:
- Study: Some Dietary Supplements Found to Contain ‘Amphetamine-Like’ Compound
- Need to Recover from a Workout? Fast Food Is Just as Effective as Supplements
- FTC, NY AG: Popular Health Supplements Actually Full of Asparagus and Lies
- Mixing Meds With Dietary Supplements?