In a message dated 10/22/01 4:40:48 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
You are correct. The venom is a protein, and Adolph's contains
papain, a proteolytic enzyme, found naturally in papaya (as well as
a few other fruits such as pineapple).
On 22 Oct 01, Chuck Lewis wrote:
> My anecdotal info is that the bee venom is a protein; which supports the
> notion of meat tenderizer as an agent to break it down. Seems to make
> and has worked for me.
> Chuck, N4NM
> > I think that the use of ammonia is correct, in that I think that the
> > is acidic, therefore andy base would work in some degree. Provided that
> > is not a strong alkali that will eat your skin. So in a pinch any
> > stuff with soda or ammonia would work as well as baking soda. Best to
> > this confirmed by a professional tho.
This all supports the premise that "Rattle Snake isn't all bad--it's 90%
protein." It unfortunately in a form you can't handle. k7gco
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