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Used in the renaissance in order to have younger students ascend the throne by poisioning their older siblings.
-Attacks central nervous system
-causes muscle spasms
-can enhance sight, smell, touch, and hearing
-used to treat constipation, impotnece, barbiturate poisoning
-enhances athletic performance
-used in rat poision
-Arrow poision; paralyzes victims
-blocks nerve impulses
-used as an anesthetic
-used to treat polio, cerebral palsy, tetanus
-hollow, grooved stems with purple dots
-attacks central nervous system; paralyzes from the bottom up
-cause of death is respiratory failure
-leaves are fern-like
-Shrub or tree in Texas Hill Country
-produces bright red beans
-used as a hallucinogen by Indians
-death was by respiratory failure
-Oil used as laxitive for children
-fatal if child swallows one seed
-fatal if a child swallows three
-clumps red blood cells
-most deadly poison known
Poison Ivy, Oak
-occurs in and on the edged of wooded areas
-can grow into a woody vine
-three leaves with white berries
-causes and allergic reaction to the skin
-15 to 30% of the population is not allergic
-chemical binds to the skin quickly
-can get internally from smoke
-poison can las for several years on dead plants
-All parts, except the fruit are poisionous
-used to treat different forms of cancerous tumors
Purple Fox Glove
-Willam Withering-1785 used this to treat heart disease
-the entire plant is poisonous
-used in the James Bond movie, Casino Royale
-found in moist mountain habitats
-poision is in the roots
-used on poison arrows
-grown as ornamentals in gardens
-said to repel werewolves
-used in witches magic
-used to dialate womens pupils
-used for stomach/bladder cramps
-prevent nausea and vomiting
-helpful in nerve gas
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