"Extra-cellular matrix" sounds super, high-tech and all, but I have a feeling Tinkerbell may have had something to do with this.
Lee Spievack, of Cincinnati, who sliced almost half an inch off the top of his finger described the powder as “pixie dust..."
The “pixie dust” is actually extra-cellular matrix, bursting with collagen and is made from a dried pig’s bladder...
That's right. Apparently, pigs are good for something other than pulled pork and swine flu, afterall. "Pig powder" applied to a man's severed finger grew it back completely in just four weeks:
Posted by S.logan at 9:50 PM