Cordyceps and its role in sexual dysfunction

This pricey herb is actually a result of a parasitic fungus infecting moth caterpillars and taking their bodies over completely, killing and mummifying them in the process. — Handout

Priced at RM150,000 to RM200,000 per kg, the Cordyceps sinensis root is often mistaken for a mushroom, and has several nicknames such as “caterpillar fungus” and “Himalayan viagra”.

This is no cheap herb to get your hands on, and for a good reason.

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