10 Questions Medicines from Toxins Test your knowledge about plant and animal toxins inspiring new medicines. AMNH_Official, 03/14/2019 answers Play Searching for medicines in natural products such as venom is called: Bioprospecting Computed tomography scanning Homeopathy All of the above Toxins that could be used as painkillers come from what kind of animal? Spiders Scorpions Snakes All of the above What’s the difference between poisons and venoms? Poisons work slowly, while venoms work fast. Unlike poisons, venoms must be actively injected. Venoms are found only in snakes. Poisons are found only in plants. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.