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Drugs & Poisons - Ricin

Ricin

Ingested [DC 22]
Cost:
700gp (per dose)
Initial Damage:
-2d6 Str in 1 day
Secondary Damage:
-1d6 Str in 3 days
Craft DC:
20
Description:
Derived from castor beans, the poison called ricon is deadly and almost undetectable. The seeds from the castor bean plant contain a toxin that makes the blood thicken and clump up.

Just one milligram of ricin can kill an adult human. The symptoms of poisoning begin within a few hours of ingestion and include abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea. Within several days the victim suffers dehydration, a decrease in urine, and a decrease in blood pressure that can lead to death.

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