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Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Natural and home-made antidote for any poison ingested orally

    home-made antidote for any poison

    What should I do if I discover my child or a relative has been poisoned?

    Though one will be moved by sympathy to cry or shout if a child or friend or relative get poisoned, this will not help the matter rather quick rescue options should be the major focus. In this article we will be concentrating on how you can cure or reduce the effect of poison naturally with home-made remedy while waiting for your doctor to arrive.

    In some traditional setting different people use different substance that to them can protect against poison or can cure poison. For example People that eat termite queen are believed in some places to be protected against poisons and that if the termite queen is eaten raw or roasted immediately after ingestion of poison there will be no damage arising from such ingestion. There are no scientific backup to these claims.

    In one of our article on toxins, poisons and toxicants; we clearly spelled out examples of naturally and artificially occurring compounds whose action in the body is deleterious or hazardous. These compounds are either ingested knowingly as food, or consumed unknowingly. When in the body their action affects major compounds, organs and tissues of the body and can result in certain symptoms and even death.

    In case one gets poisoned, what natural remedy is available in all homes? This article is written to affirm you with the benefit of having palm oil, olive oil, groundnut oil, coconut oil or any other type of consumable oil at home especially if you are nursing a child.

    Groundnut oil, palm oil, coconut oil, olive oil, and other types of oil are natural remedy for various types of poisons

    Palm oil, coconut oil, ground nut oil, olive oil; are oils present in all homes and are used in cooking various delicacies. They are rich sources of fats and oil and fat soluble vitamins like vitamin A. Apart from the health benefits of consuming these oils, they present medicinal and pharmacological potency during poison and toxicity. Palm oil remains the first and most used remedy from ancient time till today and it is even used in subsistent animal farms to rescue goats that are poisoned with cyanogenic glycosides of cassava.

    How to administer the oil antidote to a victim of poison

    ·        Get any available oil; palm oil, olive oil, groundnut oil etc.
    ·        Small amount of salt or sugar can be added to promote palatability if the victim is a little child
    ·        Make the victim drink a considerable amount of the oil depending on the amount of poison or how reactive it is. Let the quantity not be a tea spoon administration, rather make him drink a small tea cup full of the oil.
    ·        Position the victim at right angle to a support to avoid vomiting
    ·        Monitor the victim till the doctor arrives or you reach the hospital.
    ·        Go with the suspected poison to the hospital to aid the doctor’s next action.
    Note: This antidote works if administered shortly or immediately after ingestion of poison. It must be taken before the poison get metabolized, absorbed and enters the systemic circulation,

    What is the mode of action or mechanism of the palm oil, coconut oil, olive oil, groundnut oil used as antidote for variety of poisons ingested through the mouth?

    Though research has not yet proved clearly the mechanism or mode of action of these oils which make them potent antidote for poisons, from the biochemical point of view, I will try to provide suggestions on how these antidotes may act to counter the effect of poisons. Below are possible mechanisms or mode of action of oils used as antidote for poison.

    It triggers enzymatic reactions

    Oils are hydrophobic (insoluble in water) molecules and have to be hydrolyzed and emulsified to very small droplets (micelles) before absorption can be possible. The property of some poisons is analogous to lipids in their hydrophobicity. Ingestion of the oil will initiate the action of the lingual and gastric lipases that plays role in lipid digestion. This enzymes are very hydrolytic and will hydrolyze the oil with the poison producing products of lipid metabolism and a less toxic to none toxic product of the poison digestion. The pancreatic lipase (that requires the action of the protein colipase) neutralizes the effect of poisons that may have escaped digestion in the stomach before it leaves the intestine.

    It shields the digestive tract against damage from the poison

    Ingestion of much quantity of oil flows and covers the epithelial and the mucosal surfaces of the digestive tract thereby providing shield to the mucosal cells against direct action of the poison.

    It inhibits or reduces absorption

    Although metabolism and absorption of lipids takes longer time than other biomolecules, ingestion of large quantity of oil makes the process even more time demanding. Bile salt is formed in the liver and secreted by bile and permit emulsification of the products of fat digestion into micelles (small fat droplets) thereby aiding absorption. During the increased oil ingestion, the bile acid available for emulsification is exhausted and the un-metabolized oil (that has the poison dissolved in) is not available for absorption and the excess oil is excreted with the poison through the faeces.