Skip to comments.Venom from world's deadliest spider could cure erectile dysfunction within 20 minutes
Posted on 08/29/2012 9:38:59 PM PDT by null and void
It sounds like a most unlikely aphrodisiac. But scientists have discovered the venom from whats considered the worlds deadliest spider could be the secret to bolstering a mans love life.
Toxins produced by the Brazilian Wandering Spider, or Phoneutria nigriventer, appear to combat erectile dysfunction within 20 minutes of entering the body.
Tests carried out on rats show the venom boosts performance by increasing the release of nitric oxide, a chemical that dilates blood vessels and improves blood flow. This is similar to how existing impotence drugs work.
In tests on rats the spider's toxin boosted erections by triggering the release of nitric oxide
It is also known as the banana spider because of its habit of stowing away in shipments of the fruit.
Although drugs such as Viagra, Cialis and Levitra have revolutionised treatment in the last ten years, around 30 per cent of men who take them see no improvement.
For these men, the only other options are to inject drugs straight into the penis, or use a pump that manually increases blood supply to the organ. Neither is very popular.
Researchers from Brazil and the US extracted the toxin, called PnTx2-6, from the deadly venom and injected it into rats which had age-related erectile dysfunction.
They found the toxin boosted erections by triggering the release of nitric oxide, which boosts circulation in the male genitals by helping blood vessel walls relax.
In a report on their findings, published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, the researchers said: The decrease in erectile function associated with age was partially restored 15 to 20 minutes after injection with PnTx2-6.
Brazilian scientists first became interested in the deadly spiders ability to boost sexual performance when victims of bites reported major improvements in their sex lives.
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Hey Mr Tallyman,
tally me banana,
So glad I don’t work in an ER so I won’t have to look at people with spider bites on their dicks.
>> They found the toxin boosted erections by triggering the release of nitric oxide
Not nitrous oxide as in hot rod...
I didn’t think rigormortus worked so fast or had those effects
Name for the product ===> Stiffy Lube.
Right? There’s no erectile dysfunction because you’re dead.
20 minutes? It kills you that fast, eh?
I’d like to hear the radio ad for that one: “Side effects include death.”
No worries, after the 4-hour erection... it falls off!
There’s a spider outside my home office window, that I think is gonna take my 410 to dispatch! It;s so big, it;s freakin’ me out!
“...could cure ....”
depending on when rigor mortis set in . . .
20 minutes on the beach in Rio ought to be able to accomplish the same goal, and without any medications;))
That has me laughing out loud. I’m going to have go tell my husband. I needed a good laugh, thank you.
Take a pitchur and share first, please?
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