Beyond pharmacy blog
All posts from: June 2010
Spiders are in many ways remarkable creatures, but it is perhaps the silk they spin for their webs that is their most fascinating aspect. Weight for weight, spider silk is about six times stronger than steel. In theory, spider silk as thick as a pencil would be able to catch a jumbo jet or tow an ocean-going liner.
Natural remedies have been used for centuries to treat intestinal worms and parasites. Herbalists often used such anthelmintics as part of a “spring cleanse”, in conjunction with vitamin-rich tonic herbs.