Have you ever wondered that what do those deadly poisons which are shown in the TV shows or about which we read in the news paper actually do your body. It is really very difficult to digest that technology has improved so well that even the deadly poisons can be manufactured. People are aware of the fact that they are dangerous and there will be loss of life but they are still manufactured. Let us now have a look at the deadliest poisons known to Humanity.
Top Ten Deadliest Poisons in the world and their effects
Cyanide is known as one of the deadliest poisons known to Humanity but it also has good history. Many scientists believe that this was a chemical which was responsible for bring life on the earth. But today it is more known as a life taking chemical. A small dose of this poison can kill a person in minutes. Cyanide when enters into the body, first it gets binded with the iron that is present in the blood cells and prevents the circulation of oxygen on the body.
If you touch anthrax then you get affected by it. The deadliest way by which it gets into the body is through inhaling. Once inhaled then you start experiencing flu and cold. They don’t go away from many days and as a result it blocks the respiratory system. You won’t be able to breathe and you will be dead soon. Normally the dead comes in a week and 90% of the people affected by Anthrax are dead.
8. NERVE GAS – SARIN
This Sarin is a very dangerous and deadly nerve gas. The initially symptoms of this nerve gas are tightness in the chest and runny nose. Very soon you will not be able to breathe. And after sometime you will lose control of yourself and the body stops functioning. The death can sometimes be caused within 60 seconds also. You will have lot of suffocation before dying. This nerve gas was used in a terrorist attack on the Tokyo sub way.
This kind of poison is present in some dangerous mushrooms. This poison can attack if you take even a single mushroom if this kind. This is one of the deadliest poisons known to Humanity. This poison attacks directly the kidney and the liver of the human body. This will continue for few days and after that you go coma and you will never come out of it. The death will take few days.
This poison is an odorless white powder like substance which is extracted from some trees found in Southeast Asia and India. This poison can be given orally or it can also be inhaled. It is the bitterest substance to the human beings. Only a small amount of this poison also causes death. Just in minutes after it is inhaled or taken orally the neck and the head muscles start contraction. This contraction will soon be visible in the other muscles of the body. Death can occur with 30 minutes.
Mercury which is found in the fish is not dangerous if that can be digested by human being and it is low level mercury. But the mercury vapor which is inhaled can be dangerous. It directly attacks the nerves system and the lungs. It completely shuts down the nerves system of the human beings. Even a single drop of Mercury on the human hand can be very dangerous. It is known as one of the deadliest poisons known to humanity.
4. TETRODO TOXIN
This tetrodo poison is found in the puffer fish. This poison can be found on the skin, intestine and liver of the fish. It causes mental implantation and paralysis. There are only few cases registered who are dead with this poison but whoever was attacked is dead.
Ricin is generally extracted from the castor bean thus considered as one of the deadliest poisons known to Humanity. Even a small amount of it can cause death. Ricin actually stops the protein production in the human body which is essential for the human survival and the person goes into shock. It can be produced every easily as it is produced from castor bean. Many countries starting using this as a weapon also as it can be produced easily.
This VX is known as the most dangerous nerve gas. It was initially marketed as a pesticide but was soon banned as it was very dangerous to the human beings. The deadliest poison ever manufactured is VX. A single drop of VX on the human skin can be fatal. It was banned as a pesticide but very soon it caught the attention of the government of many countries and they started using it like a weapon in the world wars.
Botulinum is THE deadliest poison known to humanity. When human being comes in contact with his poison then immediately within fraction of seconds the nerves system gets shut down completely and the victim will die immediately with a lot of pain. One spoon of this poison can kill millions of people.
This was all about deadliest poisons known to humanity. Remember as much as you can and stay safe! Have a good day!