Healing Mineral Spray – ASA Ruling

Posted 04 Februray 2015

A consumer lodged a consumer complaint against a Source Herbal radio commercial she heard on Radio 702 promoting their Healing Miracle Spray which claimed, inter alia, “… Healing Minerals sprays expel toxins and heavy metals, relaxing muscles …”

The complainant objected on the basis that heavy metal poisoning is a serious medical condition and this commercial may mislead people who need help to use the product instead of seeking adequate medical attention. She added that the “toxins” referred to in the commercial are not specified, and are not even proven to exist.

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