Castor Beans from These 9 Wild Foods Can Kill You (Slideshow)

These 9 Wild Foods Can Kill You (Slideshow)

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Castor Beans

Grown on the castor bean plant native plant to India, castor beans are the deadliest plant poison in the world. The bean contains ricin, which is 12,000 times more poisonous than rattlesnake venom and can kill an adult in just a few minutes. Castor oil is safe to consume; just don’t try to cook the beans.