(a) Name the source plant of heroin drug. How is it obtained from the plant?

(b) Write the effects of heroin on the human body.

Asked by varsha.belwate | 27th Mar, 2018, 03:25: PM

Expert Answer:

(a) Poppy plant (Papaver somniferum) is the source of heroin drug. This is extracted from the latex of the poppy plant.
(b) Effects of heroin drug are:
    i- It depresses breathing
      ii- It slows down body functions.

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 27th Mar, 2018, 03:40: PM