Category: Nature Photography
Posted: July 31, 2020

in my garden

heart sick bumble bee

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Insect(s) Contest Entry 
a bumble bee looking for some medication, nectar or food inside a digitalis flower:

Even its highly poisonous, Digitalis is well known as a source of medication.
Its toxic chemicals are used to make a drug called digoxin. These chemicals can help people suffering from congestive heart failure, asthma, irregular heartbeat, epilepsy, tuberculosis, headache and spasm by increasing the heart blood output and strenght of heart muscle contractions. Its not recommended to use Digitalis for self medication.
(There is also a tiny crab spider on the lip of the right flower)
Post Type: Photography
Mixed Media: None cropped

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