10 Bizarre Medical Treatments Involving Animals

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“Humans have long depended on the natural world as the source of our most powerful treatments,” this article reminds us, citing penicillin – derived from fungi – as a more modern example. However, the practices and ‘cures’ involving different creatures that the piece goes on to list may raise more eyebrows than the world’s first antibiotic…

“Whether everyday or downright disgusting, some of these remedies can be pretty surprising to Western eyes.” You don’t say. From snake massages to ant mandible sutures, check out this list of 10 Bizarre Medical Treatments Involving Animals .

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