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Human saliva contains a painkiller call opiorphin that is six time more powerful than morphine

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Naturally produced painkillers might help to avoid some of the side effects experienced by patients treated with synthetic compounds such as morphine. The side effects include addiction and tolerance with prolonged use.

source: https://www.nature.com/news/2006/061113/full/061113-4.html

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