Leech of this size is often referred to in the literature as a medium leech.
This leech usually had 4 to 5 feedings, is approximately 7 to 9 months old and weighs around 0,9-1,5 grams.
The indicated weight of leeches is always indicative and a medium leech can weigh less or more.
A medium leech is used in most of the applications.
Learn more about the use of different sizes of leeches and the safe application of leeches in our hirudotherapy education courses.
Medium leech leaves a wound that heals, but usually leaves a barely visible scar.
If you are not sure whether this size of leeches is suitable for you, call us, we will be happy to help you.