Kōrero: Alternative health therapies

Pizzle pills (4 o 4)

Pizzle pills

These pills are made from deer testicles and pizzles (penises). Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners believe they improve male sexual drive and vigour.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Alternative health therapies - What are alternative health therapies?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/27938/pizzle-pills (accessed 21 October 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 6 Apr 2018