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poisons

substances which, when ingested, inhaled, or absorbed, or when applied to, injected into, or developed within the body in relatively small amounts may, by their chemical action, cause damage to structure or disturbance of function.


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Re: Identifying a flowering tree/plant

I would suggest you get rid of it. Castor bean is considered the most deadly of all natural poisons, ricin was extracted from castor beans for chemical warfare in World War I. Its potency proved it too risky for both sides and has remained in the arsenal, but rarely used ...

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by mikebeverly
Mon Jun 11, 2012 1:38 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Identifying a flowering tree/plant
Replies: 12
Views: 15521

Digestion

... of grass. And if you really do "mean basically all plants," sorry but you are wrong because some of "all plants" are potent poisons,even without "icides," and whether in the wild or in the garden should not be eaten at all. Neither I nor my post in any part thereof ...

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by Wallyanna
Thu May 10, 2012 12:47 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digestion
Replies: 4
Views: 2950

Digestion

OK, let's make it clear. By grass I mean basically all plants. But suggesting that grass is not edible because of low energy content and potential poisons and immediately add that other plants are better is just stupid. But the question was whether it would be possible to digest grass after boiling, ...

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by JackBean
Wed May 09, 2012 9:27 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Digestion
Replies: 4
Views: 2950

Human Collembola Infestations

... was just the usual spring and summer red bug mites in my case. At any rate this product is not harmful, I use it on my dog, and myself. It has no poisons or chemicals other than cedar oil and some sort of ultra fine crystalline sandlike particles (you cannot feel them.) we have used some of the ...

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by Wallyanna
Wed May 09, 2012 12:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
Replies: 40
Views: 104086

Re: The Primal/Paleo Diet? Or the Parasite Diet?

... into humans. A few can breed there. And move to lungs, muscles, brain, liver. Even those that stay put cause immune responses and weaken us. The poisons used to kill them aren't too great for us either, and getting rid of them and their progeny can take several doses of poison, err.. mean medicine.

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by Wallyanna
Tue May 08, 2012 7:33 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Primal/Paleo Diet? Or the Parasite Diet?
Replies: 3
Views: 3343
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