Heroin addiction may soon have a treatment -- herbal medicine. Tran Khoung Dan, a construction worker in Hanoi, Vietnam, has discovered 'Heantos' that comprises 13 natural products. Heantos ends dependency on heroin within five days, Khoung Dan claims. The medicine could be taken in two phases to stop drug abuse. The US-based John Hopkins University, Baltimore, and the Virginia Commonwealth University, have recently planned to test the efficacy of the medicine.
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