What are the treatments for curare poisoning?

Answer Curare refers to plant-derived toxins that produce muscle paralysis and respiratory arrest. Curare is also the arrow and blowgun poison historically used by South American indigenous tribes.Toxic E... Read More »

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What Are the Treatments for Canine Food Poisoning?

Notorious scavengers, dogs can get at all sorts of food (and non-food) items that they probably shouldn't be eating. Almost all pet owners have dealt with dogs eating something bad at one point or ... Read More »

What Are the Treatments for Spitting Cobra Venom Poisoning?

There are various species of spitting cobras. Despite their varying color appearance, they do have one thing in common: When they "spit" their venom from their mouths, they are targeting their pote... Read More »

What is curare used for?

Curare is used in South America as a poison on the tips of arrows, causing muscle paralysis which leads to death by asphyxiation. In homeopathy, curare is used to treat specific types of depression... Read More »

What is Curare?

Curare, or tubocurarine, is a poison found in certain South American trees, namely Strychnos toxifera, S. guianensis, Chondrodendron tomentosum or Sciadotenia toxifera. It is known for being a powe... Read More »