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Cantharidin was first isolated in 1810 by Pierre Robiquet, [5] a French chemist then living in Paris, from Lytta vesicatoria. Robiquet demonstrated that cantharidin was the actual principle responsible for the aggressively blistering properties of the coating of the eggs of that insect, and established that cantharidin had definite toxic properties comparable in degree to those of the most virulent poisons known in the 19th century, such as strychnine.[6] It is an odorless and colorless solid at room temperature. It is secreted by the male blister beetle and given to the female as a copulatory gift during mating. Afterwards, the female beetle covers her eggs with it as a defense against predators.


There are many examples in historical sources that reference preparations of this natural product:


According to Tacitus, it was used by the empress Livia, wife of Augustus Caesar to entice members of the imperial family or dinner guests to commit sexual indiscretions(thus providing her information to hold over them).[7]


Henry IV(1050–1106) is said to have consumed Spanish fly.[8]


In 1572, Ambroise Paré wrote an account of a man suffering from "the most frightful satyriasis" after taking a potion composed of nettles and cantharides.[9]


In 1611, Juan de Horozco y Covarrubias reported the use of blister beetles as a poison and as an aphrodisiac.[10]


In the 1670s, Spanish fly was mixed with dried mole's and bat's blood for a love charm made by the magician La Voisin.[11]


Cantharides are reported to have become fashionable in the 18th century, e.g., being known as pastilles Richelieu in France, [citation needed] and are said to have been slipped into the food of Louis XIV to secure the king's lust for Madame de Montespan.[by whom?][dubious – discuss][citation needed]


Marquis de Sade is said to have given aniseed-flavored pastilles laced with Spanish fly to two prostitutes at an orgy in 1772, poisoning and nearly killing them. He was sentenced to death for that, and sodomy, but later reprieved on appeal.[12][13]


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