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?

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 »

What is the purpose of curare?

Curare is most popularly known is the poison in arrows used by native South Americans. It causes muscle paralysis, which eventually kills the unfortunate victim. Today, modern medicine harnesses cu... Read More »