Foodstuff watchdog warns consumers not to get ‘Viagra honey’

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Food items specifications authority NVWA has urged suppliers to withdraw a natural paste from sale that contains the lively component in Viagra.

Research from Germany identified that two teaspoons of Epimedyumlu Macun – marketed below brand name names including Vi-Max Male and Energy Honey – includes the similar amount of sildenafil as 1 Viagra capsule.

Some online stores even market the honey as a ‘natural aphrodisiac’.

The chemical is banned for non-clinical use and the NVWA warned that it could induce side-outcomes including coronary heart troubles, diarrhoea and blurred vision.

Mainstream on the internet stores which include bol.com and Marktplaats have now withdrawn the product or service from sale, but the agency said it could not observe all online sales channels. It also stated it experienced observed the honey in stock in four sellers of Turkish products.

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