Oscar Pistorius had no trouble getting out of the gate during his Olympic races. But apparently he may have needed an extra boost in his love life.
Reps for the embattled double-amputee sprinter known as Blade Runner have identified the mystery substance found by police in the bedroom of his Pretoria, South Africa, home following the Valentine's Day shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
Per the Herald Sun, the medication is an herbal remedy called Testis compositum, which is used to not only aid muscle recovery but also is advertised as a sexual enhancer that relieves such symptoms as lack of stamina and male hormone imbalance.
Initially following Pistorius' arrest on his murder charge, detective Hilton Botha testified at his bail hearing that needles and testosterone were found at the crime scene, a substance he initially described as steroids before prosecutors corrected him.
That claim was vehemently shot down by Pistorius' defense attorney, who told the court that what investigators found was in fact a homeopathic medication.
Now according to an email by Lunice Johnston, a spokesperson for Oscar's family, Pistorius' attorneys confirmed that laboratory tests bore that out.
For his part, Botha has since been booted off the case after the shocking revelation that the officer himself is facing attempted murder charges.
Meanwhile, the 26-year-old Pistorius held a private memorial service for Steenkamp on Tuesday night at the home of his uncle, where he's been holed up awaiting trial since getting out on bail last week.