Unhealthy herbs and their side effects
Herbs are always considered healthy and beneficial due to their medical value. Herbs are used over the years for the treatment of different diseases. Herbs have some toxics substances to protect their selves so never use any unfamiliar herb. Always consult from any practitioner and herbalists.
Autumn crocus is a small plant with pink flowers and bulbs. It has poisonous alkaloid called colchicines. It can cause nausea, vomiting diarrhea, etc. in sever cases this lead to the paralysis and cardio vascular failure within few hours. Similarly another herb which is commonly called bloodroot.
In ancient days this herb is used as remedy for the gingivitis and warts. This herb also contains a toxic substance which is called sanguinarine. It can damage DNA as it has mutagens. The use of this herb is unsafe and unhealthy. Consult your nearest doctor immediately if you have any serious problem by using this herb.