Yarsagumba: The Viagra Drug That Is Found Only In The Himalayas!

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Viagra is a drug that people mostly depend on after a certain age, as it helps to improve their sexual life. Though this is one of the most used drugs, people still look out for other alternatives.

And what better than finding out a natural Viagra that does not have any side effect? Well, 'Yarasagumba' is an ingredient that is also known as the Himalayan Viagra, which is known for its aphrodisiac properties.

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This Viagra is nothing but a caterpillar-fungus that is just available in the Himalayas, where people are even murdered when they fight to collect this magical Viagra!

Find out more about the herbal Viagra that has no side effect at all, which cures many diseases. Check on more details about it below.

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What Exactly Is Yarasagumba?

Yarsa is a kind of Yellow caterpillar that is known to have a fungus combination. Before the rainy season, the fungus is said to infect the caterpillar larvae that is living in the grassy soil. When the fungus attacks the head, the larvae is said to die but the fungus is said to grow in the head of the dead caterpillar. It grows 2-3 inches long and turns brown in colour.

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Where Exactly Is It Found?

It is found in the Himalayas and the best times to pick it in Nepal is between May and July end. It is found in 27 different districts between the altitudes of 3000-5000 meters. Apart from these places, it can also be found in Bhutan, India and Tibet.

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People Rush To The Peak During The Season!

People hike from a camp below, and they carry metal picks to dig out the fungus. It helps them to produce an average regional harvest of 135 tons a year. There are many rivalry fights that happen between the groups and people are also killed for it.

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Collecting It Is Not An Easy Task!

Collecting this drug from the high altitude is not an easy task and the workers regularly put their lives at risk. There have been reports of death due to slippery accidents where people fall to their deaths in swollen rivers, steep cliffs and slippery snowfields. Like any high-value commodity, this Viagra also boosts the economy, but it also brings conflicts.

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It Is Worth Thousands Of Dollars!

A study by Nepal's central bank found that harvesters earned an average of about $2,500, or 56 percent of their yearly income, by just selling the fungus. The money from Viagra has given some of the world's most impoverished people access to electricity, hospital care and education in these regions.

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How Does It Work?

This Viagra contains a number of active ingredients that include cordycepin and cordycepic acid. The taste is of a mushroom, flavoursome, sweet and neutral in nature. It can be eaten plain or powdered, mixed with milk or water. According to researchers from the Stanford University, this Viagra also had increased the androgen and other sex hormone precursors in the body, when the urine samples of those taking this were examined.

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The Health Benefits, Apart From The Aphrodisiac Properties

Yarasagumba is not only used as a Viagra, but it is also used to cure lung and respiratory infections, pain, sciatica and backache as well. It is said to provide vitality and also increases the physical stamina of the body. Apart from all this, it can also be used as a medicine to cure chronic hepatitis B and immune function such as a dysfunction in the liver too.

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Story first published: Friday, July 14, 2017, 16:04 [IST]
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