In common parlance, Yarsagumba is a Tibetan word derived from ‘Yart Swa Gunbu’. This means that in summer, the seed dries out, but in winter, it becomes an insect.
It is a valuable medicine found in the Himalayas. Its demand is increasing day by day. It is necessary to be well aware of its advantages and disadvantages.
Nature has given us miraculous medicine like this. Valuable herbs like this are being wasted due to lack of knowledgeable people. In Ayurveda, Yarsagumba is classified as an herb. It’s especially like a caterpillar. This herb is used to increase sex power.
This is known as natural Viagra. Prolonged use of Viagra found in allopathic medicine can weaken the heart. This medicine can be used not only for those who are weak in sex but also for other diseases.
But in Ayurveda, it is said to benefit the kidney and respiratory patients as well. Another important benefit is that it can prevent premature aging.
Yarsagumba is known as an important medicine found in Nepal. The lifespan of this Yarsagumba is said to be 6 months. Research on this herb has shown that it can produce many vitamins and supply dollars to the country and abroad.
There are many herbs like this which can be used to improve the standard of the country and make a leap in the international market and bring in ample dollars.
Dr. Ram Bahadur Bohara is the Chairman of the Nepal Alternative Medical Development Council, Advisor of Science Infotech and Health Columnist, and Advisor of Nepalpatra.