Do You Know How Costly The Venom Of Scorpion Sells?
Snakes and scorpions are the most dangerous animals if any person comes in contact with them. If a sakes bites a person then there are some chances that person can be saved. But if a Scorpio bites a person then he can immediately kill a person, the venom of a Scorpio is that powerful and harmful. As we know that everything has its pros and cons likewise a Scorpio’s venom has its own pros and cons as well. If the venom of Scorpio is harmful and dangerous while on the other hand, the Venom of Scorpio is also very costly and people and countries sell its venom at high prices. Did you know that the venom hidden in Scorpio’s sting is as costly as it is deadly? And there comes a question in many minds if the venom of Scorpio is deadly then why is it costly? So to find its answer let’s dig into the article on why the venom of Scorpio is costly.
The Collection of Venom
In the Turkey laboratory, the venom of Scorpio is collected daily. Approximately 2 grams of venom is collected in the Turkey Laboratory.
Process of collecting the Venom
The process of collecting the venom is like the staff of the laboratory removing the Scorpio from a container and they have to wait till the scorpion expels a single drop of venom. To save that single drop of venom the staff froze that venom first then preserved and then later sold.
Maidens and Antlers breed Scorpions
On researching it was found out that Maidens and Antlers breed and take care of the scorpions. They have 2o thousand scorpions on their farm. They feed them take care of them, and nurture them. They say they extract their venoms and freeze them. Later on, they sell that venom in Europe.
How many milligrams are there in a scorpion’s sting?
A single scorpion contains almost 2 milligrams of venom in its sting. Do you know that one gram of venom is collected from 300 to 400 scorpions? According to Maidens one liter of scorpion’s venom is sold for One Million dollars. This is how costly the venom of a Scorpio is.
Medical Uses of a Scorpio’s Venom
Do You know even though the venom of Scorpio is deadly it still uses in medicine? There are different kinds of Scorpio and the one found in Latin America produces a substance called Marga Toxin which helps in the formation of new cells in the blood vessels and is used in heart surgery.
Description of that specific Scorpio
These Scorpios are five to eight centimeters in length and although their venom is not fatal if they bite someone, the person will experience severe pain, swelling, and itching.
Professors saying on Scropios venom
David Beach a professor at the University of Leeds has been researching scorpios stings. They say that the Scorpio venom is very useful even if they are in low quantity. It is very beneficial. He said that Marga toxin is used as a medicine but also used as a spray for heart disease. According to that professor with the help of the British Heart Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, and the British Medical Research Council, new research is being done on its uses for Heart Disease. According to Professor Peter Weisberg, this is a very good example of a material that is harmful to humans but also can treat humans. Research on the uses of its venom has been done for many years. Nowadays the use of venom is being done in many fields not only in medicine but also in cosmetics. It is used in pain relievers and drugs related to the body’s immune system. According to a study, it is also been said that an antidote can also be made from the scorpion’s venom.