Ricin is a biological toxin that can be made from processing castor beans. The length of time it takes for the poison to begin working depends on if you inhaled or ingested it, or if your skin and eyes were exposed. However, generally symptoms begin a few hours after poisoning; typically less than 10. You can die from ricin poisoning between 36 and 72 hours after exposure. Symptoms of ricin poisoning include:
As there is no antidote, treatment focuses on minimizing the effects of poisoning.Read more: Ricin Poisoning Article
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Ricin Poisoning - Signs and Symptoms
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