The concept of "expensive" is something totally relative. Surely there are some millionaires who would not mind paying more than 30 million euros for a bottle of drink, while to the vast majority it seems a complete ridiculousness. In the same way, there are also families in extreme poverty who consider it silly to pay several thousand pesos for a bottle of wine while some can afford it. With this, it is more than clear how subjective the concept of "expensive" is.
There are many incredibly expensive things, from houses that cost a fortune to experiences that many of us could never afford. But there is also a category of the most expensive for a particular state of matter: liquids. Here are the most expensive liquid things you "cannot buy."
1. Blood of the Atlantic horseshoe crab -approximately $16,000 per liter (6m naira)
The Atlantic horseshoe crab ( Limulus polyphemus ) has blue blood due to the presence of hemocyanin instead of hemoglobin, which makes it the most expensive blood on the planet. But the high cost has little to do with its color, it is highly valued for its coagulation speed in the presence of bacteria, properties that in the pharmaceutical industry are used in the detection of endotoxins for medical applications.
2. Lysergic acid diethylamide or LSD - approximatey $32,000 per liter (12m naira)
It is a highly dangerous semi-synthetic psychoactive substance that became very popular as a recreational drug in the 1960s. Today, LSD is banned in many parts of the world.
3. Venom of the king cobra - $ 40,000 per liter (15.2m naira)
The king cobra ( Ophiophagus hannah ) is on the podium of the largest and most dangerous snakes on the planet, and although its venom is not as lethal as that of other competitors, what makes it so fearsome is the amount of venom it can reach inject in a single bite (up to 7 ml) . Its venom is extremely valuable as it is used in the production of medicines to treat diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, it is also used in medicines to treat schizophrenia and depression. This is why many people risk their lives to collect the venom of the king cobra.
4. Scorpion venom - $ 10 million per liter (3.8B naira)
Inflammatory diseases that affect the intestine, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis are some conditions treated with a protein present in scorpion venom.
5. D'Amalfi Limoncello Supreme - $35 million per bottle (13.3b naira)
We talked about l to more expensive alcoholic beverage of the planet Earth. It is an extremely rare drink made from lemons from the Amalfi Coast, prepared according to an old Italian recipe. In addition, the bottle alone is quite an attraction. The neck of the bottle is decorated with three huge 13 carat diamonds, while further down you can find another 18.5 carat diamond.
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