Luckily, snake bites are rare. Not so luckily, they do happen, especially in some areas of North and South America.
Depending on the type of snake that bites you, the risks can range from severe bacterial infections to cells being destroyed, cardiac arrest, organ, nervous system and brain debilitation to toxic shock.
Then there are the snakes that latch onto you and squeeze you to death.
This article is not about them, though.
If you are bitten, you have a relatively short amount of time to treat the results of venom.
Hopefully, you have some snake venom antidote, but if not, there are some natural remedies that can at least reduce the symptoms, if not eradicate them.
While your best bet is always to seek medical attention and you should as soon as possible when bitten by any animal, the remedies on the next page can help in a pinch.