What is a cure in small doses; is a poison in bigger doses and vice versa.
That is what an old saying tells us and its validity is confirmed once again.
A new homeopathic drug made of blue scorpion venom cures many types of carcinoma in humans, according to Cuban scientists.
Blue scorpion (Rhopalurus Junceus) lives on Cuba and it was named after its blue tail at the end of which is scorpion’s infamous sting.
Its body color is actually orange-red, so this scorpion is also sometimes called the red scorpion.
The idea that came from the natives
Scientists from this Caribbean island started examining scorpion’s venom in September 1997, encouraged by the findings that the natives have for centuries been using that substance for tumor treatment.
In comprehensive and thorough research, scientists concluded that venom’s compounds have analgesic, anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor effects that prolong the life expectancy of carcinoma patients, alleviate the pain and sometimes even reduce tumor tissue.
“It took us fifteen years to scientifically prove the beneficial effects of scorpion venom. As we came to realize, the native’s beliefs in the healing properties of this venom proved to be correct”, doctor Guevara Garcia, one of the researches, said.
The result of this research is a drug called Vidatox 30 CH produced by a Cuban company Labiofam. It is believed that this drug reduces the spreading of cancer cells and prolongs patient’s life expectancy.
Which diseases does this drug effect?
Researchers claim that Vidatox enhances life quality of people suffering from breast, liver, spleen, lung, brain, cervix, prostate and other types of cancer.
This drug has been tested on patients from Europe, USA and Cuba, and no severe side effects have been reported.
The venom contains low molar mass proteins which can prevent tumor cell occurrence and spreading.
According to Cuban doctors that support Vidatox treatment in oncology, active ingredients of scorpion venom block certain cell enzymes and prevent angiogenesis, i.e. the creation of new blood vessels inside tumors.
Without new blood vessels, tumor cannot be fed and there is a potential that the tumor will die.
Such effects have been confirmed during laboratory testing on tumor cells in Mexico.
The venom is taken from living scorpion that is electrically stimulated to release two to three drops of venom. The drug is produced by taking five to six doses of venom using the aforementioned procedure.
Collected venomous fluid is diluted in distilled water and venom concentration in solution depends on the cancer type and the patient’s condition.
This drug is applied orally and during the treatment patients have to obey special diet instructions created for better absorption of drug’s active compounds.
Cuba is famous for scorpion usage in therapeutic purposes since the beginning of the 20th century.