Most Dangerous Nature Killers Worldwide

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Flowers often bring natural beauty and joy to daily lives for millions of people around the world. You may not imagine that some kinds of flowers are very dangerous due to their poisons and can cause deaths for both people and animals. Knowing which harmful flowers to avoid can help protect your family members and pets from.


White snakeroot (scientifically called Eupatorium rugosum) is very poisonous because it contains tremetol - an unsaturated alcohol that can cause muscle tremors in livestock before killing them. For example, if someone drinks milk form the cow, which consumes white snakeroot, may be suffered from deadly milk sickness. The mother of late U.S president Abraham Lincoln was also be killed by this case.

 


Nowadays, though white snakeroots have grown wild, the agricultural industry takes many controls to prevent cows from eating them

Nowadays, though white snakeroots grow wild, the agricultural industry takes many controls to prevent cows from eating them


Castor Bean Plant

The Castor-bean plants (scientifically called Ricinus communis) are still purchased everywhere though they contain the deadly toxic Ricin.


Monkshood (scientifically called Aconitum napellus) is commonly found in backyard gardens. The vibrant purple plant consists of poisonous alkaloid aconite that tends to cause asphyxiation.


It is advised that anyone growing the plant in his garden should wear gloves when handling it

It is advised that anyone grows the plant in his garden should wear gloves when handling it


Angel Trumpet (scientifically called Brugmansia) from South America features a pack of toxics like atropine, hyoscyamine and scopolamine.


Many criminals in Colombia have extracted scopolamine from the plant and used it as a potent drug that makes victims unaware of what they are doing

Many criminals in Colombia have extracted scopolamine from the plant and used it as a potent chemical that makes victims unaware of what they are doing


Oleander, also known Nerium Oleander, is one of the most poisonous plants in the world.


People tend to like the flowers because they are pretty and bright with candy color but this killer may stop your heart anytime

People tend to like the flowers because they are pretty and bright with candy color but this killer may stop your heart anytime


Pink flowers of Nerium Oleander

Pink flowers of Nerium Oleander

 

 

Related links:

Toxic Indoor Plants - What You Should Know

How Not to Die Camping! Part 2 - Avoiding Poison Plants

17 Common Poisonous Plants

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This article was published on 2011/01/03