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‘Himalayan viagra’ threatens climate change: Researchers

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Washington, More precious than gold and ‘Caterpillar Fungus’ (a special type of fungi grown in the mountainous insects), known in the name of ‘Himalayan viagra’ in Asia, has become difficult due to climate change. Researchers gave this information on Tuesday. Many people have been killed in the dispute over the difficult ‘Yarchagumba’, which is difficult to reach in China and Nepal.

From impotence to cancer …
In Uttarakhand, it is known as ‘Wormwood’. Those who boil the Yarchagumba boiling water or add soup to tea, they believe that it is effective in treating impotence and cancer. However, its advantages have not been proven scientifically. According to a report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, ‘It is the world’s most precious biological object, which is an important source of income for thousands of people collecting it.’




Increased popularity
Researchers say that in recent decades, the popularity of this insect has increased and its prices have started to skyrocket. In Beijing, prices are up 3 times higher than the price of gold. Many people suspect that due to the collection of this fungus in excessive amounts it would have been reduced but the researchers interviewed the collectors and traders to know the reason. He also studied the first published scientific research. This includes interviews of more than 800 people in Nepal, Bhutan, India and China.

The impact of climate change
Weather, geographical conditions and environmental conditions were also studied in order to map the Yarchagumba production map to the area. 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.