Affordable Treatments for Poisonous Bites

WARNING: TREAT EVERY SNAKEBITE
– REGARDLESS OF SYMPTOMS—
AS IF IT IS FATAL:

EITHER BEGIN TREATMENT IMMEDIATELY,
OR HEAD FOR THE HOSPITAL
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

A FEW SNAKEBITES GIVE NO SYMPTOMS
UNTIL MINUTES BEFORE DEATH OCCURS.

POSSESSION OR PERUSAL OF THIS ARTICLE
– OR THE USE OF ANY
INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN—
CONSTITUTES YOUR CONSENT TO
HOLD AUTHOR AND SOURCES
HARMLESS IN CASE OF MEDICAL TRAUMA.

A brief summary of my treatment plan:
Although the garlic by itself may be sufficient, as a hyper-mom,
I used steps 2,4, and 5 when confronted with a poisonous insect bite
on my 6-year-old’s forehead, repeating these three steps
5-6 times until symptoms had all disappeared.
This entire process took six hours.
Seven years later, now that I know about these other steps,
as I am equipped, I plan to execute all of them for maximum, speedy relief.

1. Rinse the wound with a mild salt water solution if necessary.
2. Chew a small segment of garlic and pack this into the wound. (If garlic is not available, you might try a bit of raw onion, or even a radish – any vegetable with a high sulfur content.) This de-activates the poison at the source.
3. *** Although I heard of this next possibility just days earlier and have not tested it, it may be helpful—if garlic and onions are not available—to apply the juice and/or pulp of a fresh tomato to the entry would to de-activate the poison. ***
4. Have the victim eat some fresh garlic to begin internal detoxification.
5. Create a juice drink containing “massive” doses of Vitamin C and calcium, and have the victim drink a couple of sips. You may blend greens with citrus juice, blend yogurt with citrus juice, grind up vitamins and blend them into raw fruits and vegetables. – Pray for wisdom to use whatever you have handy.
6. Check the victim’s breathing.
7. Begin documenting treatment methods in case medical professionals end up needing to be consulted. Write everything down.
8. Check for development of symptoms.
9. If victim is taken to a doctor or hospital, tell everyone there exactly what you did to attempt treatment. Have several copies of your notes to share with doctors.
10. Create a cleansing bath of lukewarm water laced with a cup of white vinegar and half a cup of white salt.
11. Encourage the victim to eat three heads of iceburg lettuce or as much watermelon as he can choke down, especially the white part near the rind.
12. Repeat garlic externally and internally, repeat vitamin C and calcium drink, and repeat cleansing bath as needed.
13. As symptoms disappear, repeat treatments less frequently.
14. Flush puncture wounds with Epsom salt rinse
15. Pack wound with raw honey to guard against infection. If you want to keep a scar, then do this for only a few days, then allow the top of puncture wounds to scab over for an interesting, conversation-provoking scar.
16. As always, in all situations, seek Jesus! His goal is your peace.

References:

http://www.creationmoments.com They have a fascinating short video on rattlesnakes that is very informative.
http://www.bulkherbstore.com These people were the first to give us information about fighting infections with raw honey. They are also a wonderful resource for herbs and books telling how to use them.
Comfort for the Burned and Wounded by John W. Keim. I will always be grateful for Mr. Keim’s declaration that in creating the plant kingdom, “God remembered the poor”! Available online from Bulk Herb Store.
The Healing Benefits of Garlic by John Heinerman, Ph.D.
The How to Herb Book by Velma J. Keith and Monteen Gordon (from Bulk Herb Store)
Mr. Kenneth Hayes of Hayes Honey and Apple Farm, Bosque Farms, New Mexico
Swamp Wars, a reality television show following the work of animal control officers in Dade County, Florida. Watch accounts of professionals handling the worst of the worst animal control problems, especially poisonous reptiles and other unwelcome reptiles.
The World’s Deadliest Snakes, posted on The Steve Irwin Mosaic Tribute Project, October 17, 2006 crikeymatemosaic.wordpress.com/…/the-deadliest-snakes-in-the-world

Collected and tested by a busy mom circa 2006

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2 Responses to Affordable Treatments for Poisonous Bites

  1. Rene Yoshi says:

    Thank you for posting this valuable info!

    • gwennonr says:

      Rene, I pray that it will help those who need it. Of course, we hope they never need it. But I was glad that while we were waiting for my husband to get home from work and take us to the ER (which, as everyone knows, is often overworked), that God did kindly provide these treatments and that they worked so well that we ended up not needing to go after all. To be honest, I never would have considered these treatments if we had had any other choices available at the time.

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