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David Maine, MD posted:
Prickly Pain Killer - Interesting article on a toxin found in a Moroccan cactuslike plant that may have a future role in pain management.
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ctbeth responded:
Sounds promising for pain that's related to inflammation.

It will, of course, be many years before a new botanical will be available to plain old folks like we are, do you not agree?


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