Medical uses of venom

Bee venom has a variety of medical uses. It has been valuable in treating medical conditions such as bursitis, tendinitis, and asthma. It is also believed to be beneficial in treating high blood pressure and hearing loss. Ladies may be shocked to find out that bee venom also has components that are believed to relieve the symptoms of PMS. In addition to bees, we also venom produced by some of the deadliest snakes in the world.

Snakes are one of the most feared creatures on this planet, and for good reason. Some snakes produce enough venom to kill at least ten men with a single bite. Snake venom has been used in the fight against cancer. Snake venom contains a number of proteins that hinder the growth of several cancerous tumors. These proteins are effective in fighting breast, ovarian, and brain tumors. It is also widely believed that these proteins are helpful in preventing heart attacks and strokes.

Research has shown that a synthetic version of a protein found in scorpion venom is valuable in treating brain cancer. It is very beneficial in treating brain tumors


~ by pcl4 on July 23, 2008.

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