In other words, it is not the herb itself, but special substances that it possesses which might affect the performance of an athlete. With this in mind one should determine weather they can be artificially created and be used as an effective supplement in the diet for the athletes that come from other countries of the world.
Finally, if there is a direct connection between the performance and the herb and if there is no possible way to create a similar substance artificially, one should see if this herb can be distributed. Indeed, the Asian athletes are not making a mystery out of it: they just see that no one is particularly interested in it. That is why their fellow sportsmen might try it and gain first hand experience. In this case the herb can become a bridge between the cultures and enhance the performance of the people world