Scorpions used in treatment

Traditional Chinese medical treatmentA walnut is placed on a patient’s eye and ignited dry moxa leaves are inserted in his ears, during a traditional Chinese medical treatment for facial paralysis at a hospital in Jinan, the capital of the eastern Chinese province of Shandong. Dead scorpions and ginger flakes are also used as part of the treatment.

Source: BBC & Times Online via Arbroath
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