Substance found in Pistorius’ room ‘herbal remedy’, instead of ‘testosterone’

Updated: Feb 25, 2013, 12:18 PM IST

Wellington: A substance found in Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius’ room following the investigation of the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has been claimed to be a herbal sex remedy, instead of testosterone, according to media reports.

According to the reports, the substance, which was claimed to have been testosterone by the prosecution, was a legal mix of herbal cures made partly from animal organs and was used to boost sexual energy known as testocompasutium coenzyme, according to the defence, reports.

The National Prosecuting Authority is testing the substance to determine what its veracity, the report added.