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Re: Fw: lotus/leeches


Sorry y'all - bacteria free or not - YUCK!!
:-P"
gives me the willies just thinking about it.  brr.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Judy L Browning" <judybrowning@lewiston.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Tue, 6 May 2003 21:59:08 -0000

>Please note these are laboratory grown bacteria-free leeches!
>With some injuries & surgeries (reattachment of a severed limb for instance)
>arterial blood supply is OK but venous return is too little or too slow.
>Blood backs up in the affected part and interferes with healing. A medical
>leech is attached, slurps up the excess blood and drops off or is removed
>and incinerated. This treatment is used once or several times until normal
>circulation is restored.
>
>From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
>> Really.... for what may I ask?
>>
>> > The humble leech is still used medicinally at times, even in the U.S.
>> > Cathy
>
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX/zone 8A



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