Flowers is capable of murder
There are flowers that have earned the reputation of «fairy killer» that can cause harm to humans and sometimes even to kill. We have prepared a list of the most dangerous.
In all parts of the Larkspur, and for the most part in the roots and fruits contain toxic alkaloids. Delphinium is a danger to human action on the Central nervous system, GASTROINTESTINAL tract and heart function. In large doses, comfrey causes respiratory paralysis and heart damage that leads to death.
Outwardly harmless plant with white flowers, delicate aroma of dried fruit and sweet taste. But try the Hemlock is dangerous, just 15 minutes start severe cramps in the stomach, salivation, vomiting and diarrhea, then convulsions and death.
Welcome juice, infusion or decoction of the plant causes vomiting and diarrhea, numbness, and apoplexy. Then he stops breathing and death occurs. Death may occur two hours after ingestion of Hemlock. No wonder the ancient Greeks used it for was sentenced to death.
Digitalis for its ability to kill loved master of the detective genre, especially Agatha Christie. In one of the stories last Foxglove mixed with sage, onion and stuffed with a mixture of duck, which was the cause of death of girls.
Belladonna (sleepy stupor)
Belladonna knows the whole medical industry for more than three thousand years. In Venice, the ladies used it as drops for the eyes. In the belladonna contained asparagine, atropine, lime and other hazardous substances.
Majestic and dangerous plant. The ancient Germans adapted to moisten the juice of the plant weapons, preparing thus for hunting or in combat with the enemy. The Aconite contains aconitine – toxic substance. Threat all parts of Aconite, especially tubers, which are often confused with celery.
This flower can decorate a personal plot, but unfortunately, he is extremely dangerous. And the poison contained in all parts of the plant, even the roots. Dangerous even to grab the flower without gloves – you can get burned.
The poison contained in the plant, but most cases of poisoning happen because of the seeds. In belém contain hyoscyamine, scopolamine and atropine, alkaloids known. Intoxication is accompanied by dry mouth, skin irritation, urticaria, thirst, nausea, impaired heart function, seizures and hallucinations. Moreover, the symptoms appear in 10-15 minutes after taking henbane.
Sleep-grass poisonous only fresh, if it is dry – you will get a drug. Such properties sleep-grass obliged to content protoanemonin, which is destroyed by drying. Receiving fresh sleep-grass leads to poisoning in severe, and sometimes fatal. Juice sleep-grass causes severe burns.
Beautiful flower, pleasing variety of shades. But, if you taste it, may be poisonous. Intoxication is accompanied by copious salivation and lacrimation. Then begins vomiting, slowed pulse and reduced blood pressure on the walls of blood vessels. If the toxins entering blood in a large dose, going into convulsions, then cardiac arrest.
Narcissus — a symbol of beauty and spring, and also the danger, though few people realize this. Even being around a narcissist can lead to tragic consequences, which is manifested by allergies and migraine. And if you try, you can expect nausea and vomiting, convulsions and fainting, the further paralysis and even death. So be careful and take a daffodil in hand only gloves.