Tea toxin Puts 2 People to Hospital in San Francisco – It’s Natural

Potentially lethal toxin found in San Francisco tea

“The tea, made from leaves purchased at the Sun Wing Wo Trading Co.(China Town), was found to contain aconite, a plant-based toxin also known as wolfsbane and monkshood. Aconite has been used for thousands of years to treat pain and other maladies but must be properly prepared in order to be safe to drink. There’s no antidote to aconite poisoning, which can be fatal,”

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