Investigating the beneficial properties of Agkistrodon halys venom (from the Siberian pit viper)

Researchers at Wanan Medical College in China investigated the effects of an extract from Agkistrodon halys (Siberian pit viper) venom on lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced myocardial injury. They reported their findings in an article published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Snake venom is known to contain plenty of bioactive compounds that could potentially have therapeutic effects….