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Originally posted by CUJOCREEP
reply to post by antar
horrible? zombie dreams kick ass!!! i would love for a zombie apocalypse to come to fruition, well it did, but this kind is annoying lol
Originally posted by antar
reply to post by galadofwarthethird
No kidding! That is the truth. Had a part two to this dream where we were all gathering sea apples to save ourselves, now what the heck is a sea apple???
Medical usesThere is tremendous, commercially driven promotion of saponins as dietary supplements and nutriceuticals. There is evidence of the presence of saponins in traditional medicine preparations, where oral administrations might be expected to lead to hydrolysis of glycoside from terpenoid (and obviation of any toxicity associated with the intact molecule). But as is often the case with wide-ranging commercial therapeutic claims for natural products:
the claims for organismal/human benefit are often based on very preliminary biochemical or cell biological studies; and
mention is generally omitted of the possibilities of individual chemical sensitivity, or to the general toxicity of specific agents,) and high toxicity of selected cases.
While such statements require constant review (and despite the myriad web claims to the contrary), it appears that there are very limited US, EU, etc. agency-approved roles for saponins in human therapy. In their use as adjuvants in the production of vaccines, toxicity associated with sterol complexation remains a major issue for attention. Even in the case of digoxin, therapeutic benefit from the cardiotoxin is a result of careful administration of an appropriate dose. Very great care needs to be exercised in evaluating or acting on specific claims of therapeutic benefit from ingesting saponin-type and other natural products.
Originally posted by galadofwarthethird
reply to post by Greensage
An interesting way to turn into a zombie. But they would still feel the sun even if they can not see the sun, or at least what would be left of the sun. You would have to be pretty high or drunk to not notice that your cooking or feel the burn or that you have a serious case of sunburn at night time.
I wonder if they plan to use this in future vaccines which will cause human mutations and zombie like states?
Very great care needs to be exercised in evaluating or acting on specific claims of therapeutic benefit from ingesting saponin-type and other natural products.
I hope you do survive and that sword is long enough to do the job.