10 habitual products that pose a mortal danger
Some products give the human body a charge of vigor and energy. Others carry hidden threats. Even the usual fruits and vegetables can cause serious harm to human health.
Here is a list of products that you need to handle wisely and carefully.
1. Cherry (bones)
The favorite berry of childhood, for which many children ran into the orchards. But who would suspect that the sweet fruit is deadly. Of course, you should not worry if a person just chews the flesh, and spits out the bones. After all, they contain hydrogen cyanide (hydrocyanic acid). It is good that the bones are rather large and hard. So, if it happened to swallow one thing, the body will not suffer.
2. Wild Almonds
Thanks to the scientists managed to prove the nutritional value of almond nuts. A person who uses a nut eats a smaller portion during the main meal. But it is important to understand that the wild nut contains cyanide. In use is a sweet version of the nut (wild – gives a taste of bitterness). This type of almond germinates in distant areas. If you are “lucky” to meet a nut in nature, you should avoid it.
3. Castor beans
Castor oil has gained great popularity among the population. The tool is effective as a laxative drug, and in cosmetic procedures. Liquid is made from castor beans. In its raw form, they are full of ricin, a protein toxic substance. Only one fruit can be fatal.
4. Apples (seeds)
A pair of apple seeds will not harm the body. However, you can not get involved in them. Enzymes of the human body break down the components of the seeds to cyanide. Therefore, it is important to comply with the dosage.
5. Tomatoes (foliage)
Until the XIX century, tomatoes were considered a poisonous plant. Tomato is a member of the nightshade family, together with belladonna, which is a toxic plant. Foliage tomato tops filled with toxic substances – tomatoes.
6. Elderberry (leaves)
The fruits are part of many wines and medicinal teas because of their widespread occurrence. But do not risk and use greens plants. It contains cyanogenic glycoside sambunigrin. It is a component that causes lung failure and death from acute heart failure.
7. Beans (undercooked)
If you do not add this type of legumes, a toxic substance phytohemagglutin will be released from the product. During cooking, poisonous elements are destroyed, but it is better to choose a canned product.
8. Lima beans
If you are offered to replace harmful chips with the raw fruits of legumes, think about intoxication with cyanide substances. Poisoning is guaranteed after taking this product.
9. Potatoes (green tubers)
You can not add to the dishes green potato tubers. They not only will not cause appetite, but also add harmful substances to the body. Potatoes contain solanine, causing nausea. Exceeding its use provokes the development of a heart attack.
Rhubarb has opposite properties. The product well emphasizes the taste of food in dishes. At the same time, raw green stems cause acute vomiting and discomfort in the stomach. The reason is oxalic acid (it is part of laundry bleach), which is prohibited for human consumption. Otherwise, a person will get a shock, or poisoning will lead to death.