Aphrodisiacs? They’re touch and go

Receiving packages of products to try out is nothing out of the ordinary when you work for a newspaper – anything from a new energy drink or a cellphone might find its way into the newsroom. But one package of complementary medicines in particular caught our attention. It was a box full of herbal Erex supplements promising to improve sexual desire in both men and women.

We later decided to try out these products, and similar supplements available on the shelves of Clicks and Dischem, for our Valentine’s Day edition. Complementary medicines, as we report in Downside of sex ‘enhancers’, have not been scientifically tested, so no one knows whether they work or are safe.

Read more at the M&G.

Image – M&G

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