Today we are covering the most expensive and costly liquids in the world blood being the cheapest among all? Do you know that the most expensive liquid costs $10.5 million per liter and the Most Expensive Material costs $62.5 trillion per gram.
10-Human Blood: $405 per liter: It is not at all difficult to acquire human blood as we all have it! Though the process from which blood goes through after donation can be very costly and all these subjects to the condition where the buying and selling of blood are going on in the world.
9-Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB): $675 per liter: GHB can be used to treat only three types of disorders such as Depression, insomnia, and narcolepsy. It is commonly used as a painkiller. Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid is found in the human central nervous system. GHB is also used illegally and at that time generally known by its substitute name the “date rape drug.”
8-Black Printer Ink $729 per liter: The printer itself is not an expensive drive but the printer’s ink always costs much more. The company which manufactured printer is the one provides the corresponding ink.
7-Mercury $918 per liter: Mercury is not commonly used nowadays whether in the production of the thermometer or medical tools because of its harmful nature.
Though, it is the only liquid metal which does not convert to solid at room temperature and remains liquid. It can be used as an electrical charge carrier and in a gas form, it is used in gas discharge lamps to produce visible light.
6-Insulin $2,540 per liter: When produced in its biosynthetic form, Insulin becomes a very expensive product. As we know insulin is a hormone which is naturally produced in our body by the healthy glandular organ in the digestive system.
It is reported in Journal of the American Medical Association that insulin prices are tripled from the year 2002 to 2013 and seem to be gradually increasing in the coming years. A more reasonable way to produce insulin is apparently in development by introducing the human DNA into plants so they can produce insulin themselves.
5-Chanel No. 5 $7,027 per liter: Chanel No. 5 is one of the well-known and best perfumes in the world. It was first created by Russian and French perfumers Ernest Beaux and Coco Chanel in 1922.
4-Horseshoe Crab Blood $16,216 per liter: It is discovered over 50 years ago, how the Horseshoe Crab blood uniquely responds to bacterial toxins.
To check or test the medical products whether they are contaminated or not, the blood of horseshoe crabs is used. Nowadays these crabs are harvested in high quantities for this purpose. It is a blue color Horseshoe crab eggs.
3-Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) $33,243 per liter: It is also known as the psychedelic drug because of its psychological effects. LSD was very commonly used in the 1960s as a hallucinogenic drug.
LSD is made from Lysergic acid which prepared from natural ergot alkaloids and the crystalline compound. A gallon of LSD would be enough to provide hallucinogens for nearly 55,000 people.
2-King Cobra Venom $41,351 per liter: The King Cobra is the deadliest poisonous snake in the world that is capable of killing a full grown elephant with its venom.
The venom of King cobra is also containing a unique protein called Ohanian. Ohanian is being used these days as a painkiller which is 20 times more effective than morphine.
1-Scorpion Venom $10,540,540 per liter: Scorpion uses its poison or venom as a defense against hunters and to kill their target, but there are only 25 types of scorpion have venom that would be dangerous or deadly to human beings.
However, Scorpion venom also has the protein which can be useful for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS) inflammatory bowel disease, and rheumatoid arthritis.