Are ‘herbal abortions’ safe? Doctors warn against viral TikTok trend following Roe v Wade overturn

Rachel Ann Rodrigues
Jul 08, 2022

Abortions induced by ingesting unregulated herbal concoctions can be dangerous, but do-it-yourself recipes for self-regulated miscarriages have been doing the rounds on TikTok, and doctors are warning against it.

These controversial and potentially fatal videos have been gaining momentum since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade on June 24 - a landmark ruling that dismantled the constitutional right to abortion.