Posts tagged "toad venom"

Stay Away From Strange “Aphrodisiacs”

A 35-year-old man in New York died after ingesting a small piece of an aphrodisiac made from toad venom. The man went to the hospital complaining of chest and abdominal pains, but doctors were unable to treat him. The aphrodisiac, a hardened resin that contains chemicals known to disrupt heart rhythms, is supposed to be…

Catherine Strawn / May 27, 2008