Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Benefits of the Substances Contained in the Leech



The results of studies and scientific research, has been known that leeches contains many substances that are full of benefits for the human body. Here are between other substances contained in the leech:

Nitric Oxide: In 1998 the Nobel Prize for physiology was awarded to Robert Furchgott, Louis Ignarro and Ferid Murad who find affinity Prof. Nitric Oxide (NO) which is then used in a mixture of Viagra. In a scientific study at Purdue University, leech species Hirudo medicinalis is known to release NO natural. Although other ilmah study says that 90% of NO could solve the problem of male erectile failure. Vagina and clitoris lady when touched by the intestine of NO also can increase sexual arousal, in which NO will provide a stimulus to the nerves that stimulate a woman's sexual arousal.

Hirudin: They are substances that can inhibit blood clotting. Is often used to make blood still flowing from the freeze, Hirudo medicinalis element used in the operation of small nerves, such as surgery in hand, to restore the flow of blood that is not covered or blocked blood vessels. Hirudin is made up of 65 amino acids that potentially inhibit bleeding or blood clotting. Hirudin reduces the blood clot that formed and increases blood flow to certain parts of our body.

Histamine: A substance that serves as a developer. Developers of this substance found in leech saliva.

Hyaluronidase: Substance derived from leech saliva, including the types of drugs, prevention of blood clotting (hirudin), local vasodilator (histamine) and enzyme (hyaluronidase).

Thrombin: Substances that activate the conversion of fibrinogen and increased fibrin clots. Thrombosis is the formation of blood clots in the blood vessels, which often obstruct the flow of blood. Thrombosis what will happen when the body is injured. The most common location of thrombosis in leg veins.

Anti Collagen: A substance that comes out of leech saliva or the same species based on the results of research that should be used for the treatment and control platelets. These substances can serve as a delay aging and can be used as cosmetic ingredients.

Not unexpectedly turned out to small creature that for some people considered disgusting in fact contain many substances that are full of benefits for us. Let us use leeches for good health and all of us!


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