This exotic Southeast-Asian fruit has exceptionally bad smell. In Thailand, it’s considered a royal fruit. It’s extremely dangerous in combination with alcohol.
There are large amounts of hydrogen cyanide in the nectar of the plant of bitter almonds. Consuming only seven to ten raw almonds can be fatal.
The bitter white-red root of this plant is an excellent addition to many unusual desserts, winter preserves as well as savory dishes. But its leaves often cause vomiting.
Red beans contain a toxin, phytohemagglutinin. That’s why you have to boil them for at least ten minutes before consumption in order to destroy the poison.