Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Use of Caterpillar Fungus to Increase Sex Drive
In ancient China where for centuries this fungus was used exclusively by the Emperor because of its scarcity, it was given the nick-name “summer-plant, winter-worm” because it was long considered a vegetable during the summer, but an animal during the winter. Used primarily for impotence, backache, and as an antidote for opium poisoning, caterpillar fungus was prepared by stuffing the stomach of a duck which was then roasted. Considered similar to ginseng in potency in ancient Chinese herbals, caterpillar fungus is still quite popular in China today, and gaining a following in the US for its recognized ability to increase sex drive. Read more . . .