Paiyouji teaThe Saudi FDA issued a warning regarding Paiyouji Plus tea, a weight-reducing herbal tea manufactured in China, reported Akhbaar24.

The herbal tea comes in sachets and claims to be a natural herbal tea that helps reduce weight. The tea is promoted and sold illegally via the popular microblogging site Twitter.

The FDA informed consumers that the tea contains Sibutramine, an appetite suppressant that is banned in the kingdom and in many countries across the world. The chemical compound has many side effects and can increase cardiovascular diseases and can lead to stroked and sudden death.