Forensic Toxicology

Toxicology and Poisons

What is a Poison?

A substance that is capable of causing the illness or death of a living organism when introduced or absorbed is a poison.

Paracelsus had a view as well as I

All substances are bad, but it depends on how much of the substance taken that provokes danger to a person. Substances have to remain portioned and taken properly, otherwise it can be considered a drug/ bad substance.

Poisons are difficult to detect due to the human Ph balance.