Top 10 Fruits That Can Kill You
These fruits are so poisonous that if you ingest them even in small quantity then it can kill you. These fruits and their seeds contain trace levels of cyanide and other poisons that can cause severe consequences like Vomiting, loss of consciousness extreme discomfort, drop in blood pressure and can also lead to death.
10. Apricot Seeds
The apricot is a delicious and nutritious fruit, but its seeds contain a toxic chemical known as amygdalin. In the body this chemical is converted to cyanide, which is poisonous. Cyanide can cause nausea, headaches, insomnia, increased thirst, lethargy, nervousness, drop in blood pressure and can also lead to death. Many people believe that these seeds can fight or prevent cancer, but there’s no scientific evidence to back up the claim, therefore do not blindly consume apricot seeds without referring to your doctor.
Elderberries stems and leaves are known for its poisonous content cyanide. Ingesting a sufficient quantity of cyanogenic glycosides from berry juice, flower tea, or beverages made from fresh leaves, branches, and fruit has been shown to cause illness, including nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, and weakness.
Therefore, be very cautious and choose to eat only ripe elderberries which loses their poisonous properties when cooked.