Himalayan Viagra is in Danger due to Climate Change

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More precious than gold and ‘Caterpillar Fungus‘ (a specific type of fungi grown on the mountainous insects), known in the name of ‘Himalayan viagra‘ in Asia, has become difficult due to climate change. Researchers provided this information on Tuesday. 



In China and Nepal, many people have been killed in the fight against this fungal “Yarchagumba”. Those who boil or stir in Yachtagumba tea to make tea or put them in soup, they believe that it is effective in treating impotence and cancer.

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However, its advantages have not been proven scientifically. In a report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, it said,

“This is the world’s most precious biological object, which is an important source of income for thousands of people collecting it.” 

Researchers say that in recent decades, the popularity of this insect has increased and its prices have started to skyrocket. 

In Beijing, prices can go up to three times higher than the price of gold. Many people suspect that by gathering this fungus in excessive amounts it will be reduced.



But researchers interviewed the collectors and merchants to find out the reason. He also studied the first published scientific research.

 It also includes interviews of more than 800 people in Nepal, Bhutan, India, and China. In the area, weather, geographical conditions, and environmental conditions were also studied to map Yarchagumba production. 

It has been said in the report that after using data of nearly two decades and four countries,



it was found that ‘caterpillar fungus’ is decreasing. Key researcher Kelly Hoping said that this research is important because it has been demanded that precious species such as ‘Caterpillar Fungus’ are not only reduced due to the accumulation of excessive amounts but also the effect of climate change on them. Is falling.

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