Some TCM practitioners claim pangolin scales can cure everything from inflammation to cancer. There is no scientific evidence to support these claims.

Pangolin scale smugglers: a few culprits caught, but masterminds behind illegal wildlife trade evade arrest

  • Despite worldwide ban, there’s big money in sending ivory, pangolin scales to China
  • Hong Kong a major transit point in illegal wildlife trade, but few prosecutions so far
Topic |   Conservation
Some TCM practitioners claim pangolin scales can cure everything from inflammation to cancer. There is no scientific evidence to support these claims.
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