Plants and trees while beautify also provide us with the oxygen we need to stay alive. Nature, it seems, has decided to play a nasty trick on us by making many of these plants dangerous. They may harm you, can be painful and may even kill you. Here are the ten deadliest plants you should be made aware of.
1. Nerium Oleander:
Found In Asia and Europe. It is known to be the most poisonous plant in the world. It attacks a human’s gastrointestinal system and can kill within minutes.
Found In Argentina and West Indies. It can be deadly when consumed, however, it has also been found to contain cancer treating agents.
Found In South Africa. They do contain some medicinal purposes, but when used in the tip of an arrow it can kill quickly- up to one minute.
Found In North America and parts of Europe. It is so fatal that on digested cows, the milk could kill you if you drank it. This is where the term “milk sickness” came from.
Found In North America and Canada. Often mistaken for grapes it’s one of the most deadly in the world. Almost all of its parts are deadly.
6. Ricinus Communis:
Found In East Africa and India. Although known for its uses, according to the Guinness Book of Records, this plant is one of the most poisonous in the world and is regularly used for suicides.
Found In America and North Africa. It is a colorful but poisonous plant more often used for suicide since they contain triplanes alkaloids in their seeds and fruit.
Found In Europe, North Africa and West Asia. Atropa Belladonna posses a great danger for kids because of its attractive and sweet looking black berries. Parents should be extremely cautious if this plant is nearby.
9. Cicuta Douglasii:
Found In North America. Known to be grown in wet places, this ordinary plant can kill within fifteen minutes. It is the most deadly plant in North America.
10. Aconitum Napellus:
Found In West and Central Europe. It can kill within two to six hours. In ancient times this plant was used to hunt and kill animals.
If you are aware of any other deadliest plants in our world, do share it with us using the comments section.