Woman dies after drinking poisonous herbal tea

Tea purchased at  Sun Wing Wo Trading Company in San Francisco was found to contain aconite.

Story highlights

  • Two people became "critically ill" after drinking tea purchased at Sun Wing Wo Trading Company in San Francisco
  • A lab found aconite, a plant-based toxin, in the patients and in tea samples

(CNN)A woman died after consuming poisonous herbal tea purchased in San Francisco's Chinatown, public health officials there announced Monday. They're urging people to throw away tea purchased from Sun Wing Wo Trading Company.

The woman, who was