Caterpillar fungus on sale at Top Century Medicines Pharmacy in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: David Wong Caterpillar fungus on sale at Top Century Medicines Pharmacy in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: David Wong
Caterpillar fungus on sale at Top Century Medicines Pharmacy in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: David Wong

Is your Himalayan Viagra the real deal? Chinese medicine experts hope to guarantee it

Hong Kong scientists and retailers call for certification to ensure Cordyceps sinensis, known as caterpillar fungus, is the genuine article

Topic |   Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM)
Caterpillar fungus on sale at Top Century Medicines Pharmacy in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: David Wong Caterpillar fungus on sale at Top Century Medicines Pharmacy in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: David Wong
Caterpillar fungus on sale at Top Century Medicines Pharmacy in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: David Wong
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