The Scientific Society «Poison of the Cuban Scorpion» obtained the second place in the annual Expociencias event that took place in the province.
Tenth and eleventh grade students of the Vocational Pre-University Institute of Exact Sciences «Carlos Marx», with the business group Labiofam Matanzas, presented their knowledge about the Rhopaluru junceus scorpion.
In the stand the species was shown from its natural habitat and in captivity for the extraction of the poison. As well as the qualities, components and application of the medicine obtained from said substance (Vidatox) and its effects on patients.
Adriana Padrón González, monitor of the Scientific Society, explained that she knew the entity for its most visible products, but that its essences and benefits contribute a lot to the country.
«She is in love to meet Labiofam and prepares us for the future vocation,» said the young woman.
Vidatox represents a complementary therapy for the treatment of symptoms caused by the effects of cancer. Currently the use of this type of products of natural origin in traditional and alternative medicine is a practice in many countries.
The Cuban business group Labiofam is a Cuban entity dedicated to the development and production of medicines. The entity also supports research and vocational training for students.
* Photos taken from the Labiofam Facebook page .