Rattlesnake pills taste like chicken and causes salmonella like it, too

Capsules containing powder made from dried rattlesnake meat can be tainted with bacteria that make them as deadly as the snake’s bite and perhaps should be pulled from the U.S. market, a researcher said on Saturday. Sold as a popular cure for what ails — it is rumored to treat everything from acne to AIDS — the Hispanic folk remedy has been associated with reports of salmonella poisoning for years. … Rattlesnake meat used in the capsules is typically raw before it is dehydrated and ground into a powder.

If you take two, you may not be able to call me in the morning.


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