Viagra makes flowers stand up straightBMJ 1999; 319 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7205.274a (Published 31 July 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:274
- Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
Viagra (sildenafil citrate) is good not only for treating male impotence Israeli and Australian researchers have discovered that small concentrations of the drug dissolved in a vase of water can also double the shelf life of cut flowers, making them stand up straight for as long as a week beyond their natural life span.
They have already tested Viagra on strawberries, legumes, roses, carnations, broccoli, and other perishables. In this latest research they found that 1 mg of the …