Yûth also known as, Mornindo, Saevegil and Black Scorpion was a clear liquid extracted from the venom of the painted scorpion, a fairly large(2") desert species, glossy black with red stripes. Juth was prepared by distilling the venom with wood alcohol (methanol), saving the first fraction (10% or so from each batch) to emerge from the condenser. Juth caused gradual insanity over a period of weeks. The raw venom was a nerve poison.It was used also for appetite Suppression.A known antidote for juth was the Snowdragon.


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