Some things have a reputation for being way more expensive than we can afford: luxury cars, homes, yachts. But who could have thought there are liquids that cost a fortune? And they are not liquid gold or unicorn tears. More than that, you probably have some of them in your house, and for sure have one of them in your own body. Here’s a list of the most expensive liquids in the world. Let us see how many of them you can afford.
TIMESTAMPS Liquid paper — $150 per gallon 0:43 Penicillin — $226 per gallon 2:11 Patchouli essential oil — $605 per gallon 3:14 Human blood — $1,330 per gallon 4:15 Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) — $2,210 per gallon Nail polish — $2,200 per gallon 5:32 Black printer ink — $2,380 per gallon 6:58 Mercury — $2,966 per gallon 7:45 Insulin — $13,100 per gallon 8:39 Chanel No. 5 — $23,300 per gallon 9:12 Horseshoe crab blood — $53,250 per gallon 9:53 LSD — $109,200 per gallon 10:32 King сobra venom — $135,700 per gallon 11:09 Scorpion venom — $34,626,000 per gallon 11:49 The most expensive alcohol in the world — $35,598,000 per bottle 12:22
SUMMARY -Liquid Paper is a correction fluid and pen that helps you fix written mistakes. The ingredients (solvent naphtha, mineral spirits, dispersants, and fragrances) that a small bottle contains make it so pricey. -Penicillin is mainly used to treat different infections and it still very popular today. -The extraction of patchouli oil is a rather complicated process: you have to distillate the leaves with steam and break the cell walls by scalding or drying the leaves. -Today many people donate blood; however, processing and storing the blood is an expensive process. This explains the price. -GHB, also known as 4-hydroxybutanoic acid, is mainly used to treat narcolepsy, insomnia, cataplexy, and alcoholism. -$2, 200 per gallon is Essie’s price, the brand that produces some of the best chip-resistant and brightest polishes in the world. -Companies spend great sums of money on the research and development of the best ink quality. So forgive them the high ink price, or switch to a laser printer using toner. -Mercury is the only metal that remains liquid at room temperature. This shiny fast-moving liquid is sometimes called quicksilver. -Insulin is an essential medicine for treating diabetes. It does the job of the pancreas for it. -Rare flower petals and the essence of a rare root make Chanel No. 5 so expensive. -When pathogens or bacteria get in horseshoe crab blood, the blood clots very quickly. This quality is very valuable in pharmacology for the detection of endotoxins in medical applications. -LSD is an extremely powerful hallucinogen. It is made of an acid found in the ergot fungus. -Just one bite of king cobra venom is enough to kill a full-grown elephant. People risk their lives when they collect the cobra’s venom. -The protein in scorpion venom is used for the treatment of conditions like multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and inflammatory bowel disease. -The most expensive liquid in the world is alcohol. The bottleneck is covered with 3 diamonds weighing 13 karats. A rare diamond weighing 18.5 karats is placed in the middle.