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20 Nov 2023

Cordyceps Sinensis: Premium Fungi Aphrodisiac Sold at $1,818 per Ounce

Reputed to strengthen the immune system, reduce dementia risk, and enhance libido, Bhutan's Cordyceps Sinensis is a high-prized commodity, selling for $1,818 per ounce for its superior quality. Used in myriad ways including medicinal capsules, food recipes, and local beer, it has gained popularity for its purported health benefits and intriguing cultural symbolism linking with the country's famed figure, [Drukpa Kunley](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nLFBwn8tgM). [Source](https://english.elpais.com/culture/2023-11-13/the-apocalyptic-fungi-from-the-last-of-us-is-a-himalayan-aphrodisiac.html?utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=echobox&utm_source=Twitter&ssm=TW_CM_EN#Echobox=1699915818)