Story: Deer and deer farming

Pills for male vigour

Pills for male vigour

In Oriental medicine, pills made from deer testicles and pizzles are believed to improve male sexual drive and overall vigour. This is a member of the Te Ara staff taking his daily dose.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Heath Sadlier

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Ken Drew, 'Deer and deer farming - Trophy hunting, deerskin and other products', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16322/pills-for-male-vigour (accessed 20 April 2019)

Story by Ken Drew, published 24 Nov 2008