Medical plant with "Viagra" effect to be grown in Kyrgyzstan

Date: 09:19, 11-04-2014.

Almaty. April 11. KazTAG - Kyrgyzstan will grow medical plant helping in astysia, reports the KyrTAG news agency.

"Rhaponticum carthamoides has medical agent, it is used in medicines for astysia, Viagra, for example," said Damira Kampabekova, member of "BIO_KG" movement.

She added the grass would be also grown for export.

"We grow it in At Bashinsk district. Many people in Naryn could do this, they might adjust industry and sale. Turkish, Arabs have paid interest in this plant, we will receive orders soon," she said.

In her words, medicines production of the plant needs investments and state support.

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