Dangerous Herbal Abortion Misinformation Is Thriving On Witchtok

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“[I]t’ll kill your child that’s in your womb, 100 percent. But it’s also going to cause all these other issues that could lead to your own death.” After Roe v. Wade was overturned—making abortion illegal in some US states—rampant misinformation about herbal abortifacients spread on witchcraft TikTok. For example, Pennyroyal is one of the most recommended abortion herbs on Witchtok. While it could be effective, you’re betting on your vital organs in the process; rarely do any of these TikToks mention how pennyroyal can cause liver and kidney damage. Read full article here

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