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Top 5 Most Poisonous Flowers

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Without doubt, Earth is one of the most beautiful planet in the galaxies. it is the only planet in the known universe that host Life. But one of the thing that makes earth beautiful is flowers. Flowers are known for romance and celebrations, they are uplifting when you look at them, and the fragrant nature of flowers makes us feel fresh. Flowers may appear sweet and innocent when kept in flower baskets, but they can bloom into poisonous pious. Some poisonous flowers in the world can be really harmful to humans. The flowers listed below do not contain neurotoxins but put out odor pungent that is enough to knock a person down.

1. Nerium Oleander

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Nerium Oleander is known to be one of the most poisonous flowers in the world that is toxic right from root to tip. It looks so soothing with white, magenta and crimson colors, elegantly spreading its fragrance. From root to sap, every part of this plant is life-threatening if ingested. Even if the Nerium oleander is burning and its smoke is inhaled, it can also cause health issues. Besides, the honey made by using the Nerium Oleander nectar turns poisonous.

2. Aconitum

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Aconitum looks like a devil’s helmet because of its cap type shape but do you know these beautiful flowers can be poisonous enough to paralyze the cardiac muscles or the complete respiratory system, causing death. Just a few drops from the plant’s root and life can be snatched. These Aconitum flowers with 250 species are also known as wolfsbane, mousebane, dogbane, leopard’s bane, women’s bane, tiger’s bane, and witch’s bane. Even in the past, wolves and criminals tended to be punished with the poison of this particular flower.

3. Dracunculus Vulgaris

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Dracunculus Vulgaris is commonly known as Stink Lily, Voodoo Lily and Snake Lily. It releases the aroma of rotting meat and is a way of attracting flies towards it. These flies help in pollinating it, but unfortunately, the smell vanishes in a day. Voodoo Lily, just like its name, hates direct sunlight and loves shade. Every part of this plant is dangerous, if ingested can be poisonous. Even touching this poisonous flower can cause skin irritation or allergic reactions.

4. Deadly Nightshade

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Deadly Nightshade is hands down one of the most deadly flowers to humans that comprises medicinal properties as well. The bell shaped flowers can be found in hues like purple and green. This flower has taken a mythological place in folklore. Deadly nightshade, also known as belladonna, has the ability to cause hallucinations, resulting in death. It has a poison named atropine. The name atropine came from Atropa, the alluring Greek goddess that cuts the life thread.

5. Larkspur

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Do not go on this beautiful color because Larkspur can cause weakness, droolling, abdominal pain, paralysis and death in humans if injected. This poisonous flower may look captivating but has major side effects. Not just flowers but the entire plant can cause death. Even brief contact with the larkspur flower can cause skin irritation or allergic reaction.

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It's amazing all the things we don't know. Stink Lily is horrible, scary, I would never have her in my garden.

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1 month ago

This is nice share you have let us know about how these flowers can be harmful for us living beings. but they are really beautiful even are poisonous for us.

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1 month ago

yes they really are. if one's not careful one might have touched it before realizing it's dangerous.

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