Water hemlocks



Spotted Water-Hemlock | Weed identification guide for Ontario crops | – Cicuta, also known as water hemlock, is one of the four most poisonous plants in the family Apiaceae. They are perennial herbaceous plants up to 2.5 m tall, with small green or exotic flowers arranged in an umbrella shape. Ethnobotanist H.D. Harrington once wrote that Water hemlock “has earned a reputation as the most poisonous plant in the Northern Hemisphere.” Its toxin, called cicutoxin, can cause dizziness, nausea, abdominal pain, seizures and vomiting within 60 minutes after ingestion – often leading to death. As a hemlock drug has sedative and antispasmodic properties, but is used by Greek and Arab physicians for various ailments, including joint pain. Obviously, it is used with the utmost caution since small amounts can cause side effects.

Deadly Nightshade

Deadly Nightshade (Atropa belladonna) - Woodland Trust

Atropa belladonna, commonly known as the dead belladonna or nightshade, is a poisonous perennial herb in the Solanaceae family that also includes tomatoes, potatoes and aubergine. It is native to West Asia and Europe, including Turkey. Although berries may be the most attractive part of the Deadly nightshade, all parts of the plant are poisonous if ingested. It causes many symptoms including blurred vision, rash, confusion, slurred speech, headache, seizures and death. By the way. Nightshade is considered safe for most people, although some people may have an allergic reaction. People who are allergic to any black vegetable should avoid shade that night. Symptoms of a food allergy usually occur within an hour of eating and include: Itching.

White Snakeroot

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Ageratina altissima, also known as the white snake, rich in grass, root, sanicle, is a poisonous perennial herb in the family Asteraceae that originated in the eastern half of North America. The common name “snakeroot” comes from the old and misguided belief that this plant can help cure venomous snakes. Conversely, if eaten, the plant is toxic to mammals and can kill cattle and horses (the disease is called “shaking”), as well as humans can be killed by drinking milk from poisonous cattle. The plant will be 1 to 3 feet tall and will have smooth, thin leaves with serrated edges. The flowers of this plant are disc-shaped and white. White snakes are poisonous to most warm-blooded animals, including humans.

Castor Bean

How to Grow and Care for Castor Bean

Ricinus communis, a papaya or papaya oil plant, is a perennial flowering plant in the Spurge family Euphorbiaceae. It is the only species in the monotypic genus, Ricinus, and the subtribe, Ricininae. The bark contains a deadly toxin called ricin. Papaya oil has been used medicinally for centuries. Castor seeds are used for contraception, constipation, leprosy and syphilis. Papaya oil is used as a laxative for constipation, start childbirth during pregnancy and start the flow of breast milk. Ricin is a toxin found in natural soybeans. If sesame seeds are chewed and swallowed, the released ricin can cause injury. Ricin can be made from waste products from papaya processing. It can be in the form of a mist or powder or can be dissolved in water or a weak acid.

Rosary Pea

Rosary Peas - Missouri Poison Center

Abrus precatorius, also known as rosary pea or jequirity bean, is a herbaceous plant in the Fabaceae bean family. It is a perennial climber, slender, with long leaves, long leaves with branches around trees, shrubs and fences. Protect. White varieties are used to prepare oils that are claimed to be aphrodisiac. Tea is made from the leaves and used for fevers, colds and coughs. The seeds are therefore toxic and are used only after heat treatment. Rosary peas are rarely very severe and mostly come from intentional ingestion. Adequate abrin ingestion causes vomiting and diarrhea that can turn into blood. Dehydration can lead to severe dehydration accompanied by low blood pressure, confusion and seizures.