On The Hunt For Poisonous Plants


Many poisonous plants have very colorful histories.

For example, there’s a plant so toxic that its juice was administered to prisoners in ancient Greece as a means of swift execution.  Interestingly, the United States imported this same plant by the tens of thousands of pounds prior to World War I for use in drug formulations.

There’s another plant that can cause convulsions and heart failure if ingested in sufficient quantities.  This same plant contains a compound featured on the World Health Organization’s Model List Of Essential Medicines.

Which plants am I referring to?  Check out the newest video to find out…

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