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was used in ancient time.
People actually used these? Late 18th and early 19th century tools.
Leeches were used through history. Leeches are
parasites. When attached to the skin, they
fasten themselves with two
suckers, one at the tail and one atthe head. Talk
about a sucker! Then they drink for days or
Woodcut dated 1639.
British freshwater leeches Those are leeches?
Even now, people use leeches to heal severe wounds. Doctors in the United States and all over the world are using leeches to help damaged blood vessels heal, reattached limbs to grow back on, and circulation to be restored.
People who have lost fingers or toes, whose only hope was the work of a leech, are thankful for the little worm with a powerful suction!
A leech has two suckers-one on its head
and one on its tail.
As a leech fills with blood, it increases size by ten times!
When a leech leeches on, look out! It won't have to eat again for a year or so!
www.galaxyofhealth.com Not on my hand!!
Jaci's toe looks like it could use a leech or two!