Substance Found in Oscar Pistorius’ Bedroom: Testis Compositum

The mystery substance is an herbal remedy

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"Blade Runner", Oscar Pistorius on August 18, 2011 in Pretoria, South Africa.

Oscar Pistorius’ public relations firm confirms that the substance found in the athlete’s bedroom is testis compositum, a compound that is advertised to help sexual performance and treat impotence as well as hormone imbalances. Pistorius’ representatives say the remedy is used “in aid of muscle recovery,” according to the Associated Press.

MORE: The Pistorius Case: Do Police Claims Fit the Story?

South African police said they found needles, along with the substance, in the Olympic athlete’s bedroom, and initially mislabeled the herbal remedy as testosterone. Pistorius has been released on bail and is awaiting trial for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

16 comments
nikksmit
nikksmit

@TIME @TIMEHealthland In America, there are approximately 270 million firearms possessed by civilians, and only 897,000 carried by police.

serend1p
serend1p

@TIME @TIMEHealthland one more reason which loudly says that the whole thing was not premeditated or else such news won't hit news stands.

karmapoet
karmapoet

@TIME @timehealthland What a shame for Time. Not only drooling over the death in this, but praying he was smoking weed so they can demonize.

mikkelchilde
mikkelchilde

@TIME @timehealthland better we concentrate on the murder charges unless somebody plans to also tell us about the eggs found in his kitchen

1383Ph
1383Ph

@mylenebh bonjur jolie dame :-)

mylenebh
mylenebh

@1383Ph Bonjour bonjour:) Déjà au travail?

1383Ph
1383Ph

@mylenebh et oui deja au boulot !!!

summerrrz
summerrrz

@TIME most morbid social media quiz. :(

DEZDENMARK
DEZDENMARK

“@TIME What substance was found in Pistorius' bedroom? http://t.co/F58kvfZP31 (via @TIMEHealthland)” -- *spoiler alert * WD40

AUTigerDave
AUTigerDave

@DEZDENMARK @TIME @TIMEHealthland Dude liked pork!