Food Watchdog Warns Consumers Not To Buy ‘Erection Honey’

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Food standards authority NVWA has urged retailers to withdraw a herbal paste containing the active ingredient Viagra from sale.

Research from Germany found that two teaspoons of Epimedyumlu Macun – marketed under brand names such as Vi-Max Male and Power Honey – contain the same amount of sildenafil as one Viagra pill.

Some online retailers even promote honey as a “natural aphrodisiac.”

The chemical is banned for non-medical use and NVWA has warned it could cause side effects including heart problems, diarrhea and blurred vision.

Major online retailers including bol.com and Marktplaats have already removed the product from sale, but the agency said it could not monitor all internet sales channels. He also said he found the honey in stock at four sellers of Turkish products.

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