A resident of a Chinese village found in the gall bladder of his pig the same bezoar that was spoken about in Harry Potter.
This stone is known since antiquity, it is attributed to the properties of the antidote. For the Chinese farmer, bezoar became a real gold dwelling, because experts estimated the cost of found stone in 600 thousand dollars.
An extremely rare object, known as bezoar, is a mass consisting of hair or plant fibers, and is usually found in the gastrointestinal system of animals. Practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine call it the “treasure of pigs” and believe that products made from bezoar can purify the body of toxins, which makes the stone very valuable.
51-year-old farmer Bo Chunlou discovered a 10-centimeter stone when he slaughtered an eight-year-old pig on his farm. In the gall bladder of an animal, a stone was found. The farmer’s neighbors said that he is very valuable. At first, Bo doubted, but eventually went to Shanghai, where he spent more than $ 6,000 for peer review. Experts said that the market price for a stone of this size is 600 000 dollars.
According to experts, only those stones that were found in the gallbladder of animals are of value. Those bezoars that are found in the stomach are worthless. Bo, who now has a certificate of evaluation of the “pig treasure”, agrees even to proposals starting with 150 thousand dollars.