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The following companies have amended their advertising following MHRA action on complaints to ensure that homeopathic medicines/Tissue Salts are promoted within the terms of their authorisation or registration:
- Homepathy Express
- Health Stuff
Please note that the listing relates to specific advertising action taken on a particular date and provides no endorsement of the ongoing practices of the website.
Details of MHRA guidance for advertising of homeopathic medicines can be found in Appendix 2 of the Blue Guide.
Tissue Salts/Schuessler Salts are considered to be medicinal products if any of the following appear in promotional material:
- the terms ‘homeopathic remedy’, and/or ‘homeopathy’ and/or ‘homeopathically prepared’
- a numerical value for the potency eg 6X and/or the word ‘potency’ itself
- indications for use in a medical condition
All other cases will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.