42930Re: [FH] Punky's purple gums / Coca tea
- Aug 4, 2011Well, yes... It does not accelerate the heart rate...
If it's good for Punky, I'll do anything....
Bolivians have been taking this tea for hundreds of years... I don't see
anything wrong with that... The cocaine concentrations are rather small,
it's a common (and old) analgesic.... This is not an addictive drug, is a
On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 12:41 PM, Westgold <westgold@...> wrote:
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> *From:* Ana Gutierrez <anagtz@...>
> *To:* feline-heart <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> *Sent:* Thursday, August 04, 2011 1:36 PM
> *Subject:* [FH] Punky's purple gums / Coca tea
> Hi all,
> Yesterday Punky woke up with his gums in a purpleish tone... Hoping it was
> only my paranoia, I took him to the vet for a check up.... It wasn't my
> imagination... Punky is not fine, he is definitively not oxygenating his
> After the vet check up Punky was really stressed so the vet decided to
> him alone for a couple of days and will do an electro tomorrow.
> If things continue this bad I will make an appointment with his
> Punky presented liver enlargement, his right part of the heart is
> thickening.... and the vet said that if you put a finger in his gums, the
> color takes a while to come back.
> Since he is not oxygenating his blood appropriately I thought it was a good
> idea to make him a coca tea. Have you guys ever use this in your cats? I
> found no info of coca used in cats.
> Surprisingly, the coca tea helped him and he had today a lower breathing
> Coca leaf has the following alkaloids (sorry I cannot translate all the
> - *Cocaine*. It is the methyl ether of benzoyl egnonina, anesthetic and
> analgesic properties
> - *Egnonina*. It is a carboxylic acid derivative of atropine, has
> properties to metabolize fats, sugars and carbohydrates. *It thins the
> - *Atropine*. Or scopolamine, is the anesthetic that produces dryness in
> the respiratory tree.
> - *Pectin*. It is absorbent and anti-diarrheal, along with Vitamin E,
> regulates the production of melanin to the skin.
> - *Papain*. This protease, which contains the highest proportion papaya,
> is very similar to cathepsin animal is a kind of ferment that speeds
> - *Higrina*. *Excites the salivary glands when there is deficiency of
> oxygen in the atmosphere*.
> - *Globulin*. *It is a cardiotonic regulates the lack of oxygen in the
> environment, improving blood circulation*. Avoid sorojche (altitude
> - *Pyridine*. Accelerates the formation and functioning of the
> brain,*increases blood flow to the pituitary glands
> *, resulting in improved overall body.
> - *Quinoline*. Prevents the formation of dental caries by the phosphorus
> and calcium.
> - *Conine*. It is a powerful anesthetic.
> - *Cocamina*. It is a painkiller with the previous one, helps increase
> the anesthetic and analgesic properties of natural cocaine.
> - *Inulin*. *Refreshes and improves the functioning of the liver*, bile
> secretion and its accumulation in the gallbladder.* **It is diuretic*,
> helps eliminate toxic substances not physiological. It is a
> polysaccharide, much like vitamins B-12, which *increases the number of
> blood cells. *
> - *Benzoin*. Accelerates the formation of muscle cells and prevents the
> putrefaction of food, hence its therapeutic properties for gastritis and
> - *Reserpine*. *Regulates blood pressure hypotension and
> hypertension*and helps the formation of bone cells.
> Please let me know if you think I am making a huge mistake.
> Do you guys know of other ways to increase the oxygen levels in the blood?
> I was thinking of taking him to an hyperbaric chamber.... Do you know which
> pressure does the chamber need to work on a cat? A small cat, Punky weights
> 2.5 kilos.
> Best wishes,
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