Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI)
Health-Related Decisions and Recommendations

April 2019

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) is a voluntary, self-regulatory organization for India's advertising industry. The council and its Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) evaluate complaints from consumers and industry which assert that advertisements are false, misleading, indecent, illegal, leading to unsafe practices, and/or or unfair to competition, and therefore violate the ASCI Code for Self-Regulation in Advertising. In April 2019, the complaints that were upheld against health-related claims included:

The following advertisements were considered to be, prima facie, in violation of The Drugs & Magic Remedies Act / The Drugs & Cosmetics Rules, and are being referred to the Ministry of AYUSH:

Brand/Product

Claim/s

  • Nidan Sewa Sadan
  • Successful treatment of paralysis and nerve damage
  • Friends Clinic
  • Provide successful treatment of incurable disease, sciatica, stones etc"
  • Jharkhand Aushadhalay and Research Centre
  • Claims implying cure for Cancer, Kidney, gall bladder, heart diseases and paralysis.
  • ChiraYou Cardiac Care
  • "Heart Problem! Avoid heart attack/ by-pass/ stents."
  • Dr. Pravin Patel's Innovative Hospital & Research Center
  • Freedom from incurable cancer through super charge oxygen therapy.
  • There is no other treatment like Super Charge Oxygen Therapy, which frees patient from pain of cancer and by this therapy cancerous cells in the body get destroyed and patient gets rid of cancer.
  • You can get rid of any type of disease with cell therapy operation.
  • Ved Ayurveda
  • Makes married life happy
  • Successful treatment through Ayurveda - or small organ, Childlessness, lack of sexual desire
  • Shri Krishna Aushadhalay
  • To enjoy married Life take 100% safe masculine strength herbal course for 30 days
  • Shri Krishna Aushadhalay
  • Get permanent riddance from sugar through ayurvedic treatment.
  • Sciatica Fort Special
  • Tremendously effective in arthritis, paralysis.
  • 100% results guaranteed
  • Healthy Life Pharmaceuticals/ Jyome Slimmer Capsules
  • An ayurvedic medicine which increases masculine power without any side effect.
  • Vayo Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd./ Instalong
  • Redefine your manhood
  • From here to there in just three months.
  • ORO Herbal & Food Products/ Geetherb
  • Complete remedy for the men who do not have children.
  • A boon for the suffering childless couples.
  • Thousands of persons are blessed with children by 'Geet Herb'.
  • Naaz India Company/ Farata Gold Capsule
  • To give full vigour and pleasure in love.
  • Chenjalyam Ayurvedic Range (Cream and Tablets)
  • Permanent solution for all sexual problems
  • Arogyam Ayurvedic Centre / Arogyam JR Sachet
  • To get rid from chronic pain of arthritis.
  • Angels Advanced Clinic Pvt. Ltd
  • For hair fall control & regrowth with proven results."
  • "Get hair on bald head within one hour

This page was posted on July 10, 2019

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