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Death raises questions about herbal supplements

TRANG: The family of a 21-year-old woman who died after taking a Mucuna pruriens supplement, known locally as ma mui, has raised new questions about the safety of food supplements and the reliability of claims made to consumers.

Sataporn Panthong died on June 11 after taking four capsules of Indian Mucuna pruriens seed extract. She suffered an allergic reaction and was admitted to Trang Hospital, where she was pronounced dead shortly afterward.

Read more: Bangkok Post



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