DAFFODIL (NARCISSUS)

DAFFODIL

Active principle is lycorine, available from the bulb of the plant.

DAFFODILSigns and symptoms – Pain in the abdomen, nausea, vomiting, tetanic convulsion.

Treatment – Stomach wash and symptomatic.

P. M. findings – Non-specific; inflammation of the stomach mucosa.

Medicolegal aspects – Accidental and suicidal poisoning are possible where the plant is available.