Folklore about Odd Aphrodisiacs


Odd Aphrodisiacs

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

  • Powdered rhino horn,
  • Powdered Austrian Alpine ibex heel bones 
  • Snake bile laced with kaolin
  • Bat blood mixed with whiskey
  • Crocodile dung
  • Shark fin soup
  • Bird’s-nest soup
  • Turtle eggs
  • Alaskan walrus tusks
  • Caviar
  • Bear gallbladder
  • Hippopotamus snout and hyena eyes
  • Prunes
  • Dried marrow and liver


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