Tag: Poison

TIL that in the 1920s, cows started spontaneously hemorrhaging. It was found they were eating hay from moldy sweet clover;...

TIL that in the 1920s, cows started spontaneously hemorrhaging. It was found they were eating hay from moldy sweet clover; the mold helped convert an aromatic compound in the clover into an anticoagulant. The substance was isolated and used as rat poison, and later the drug Warfarin. View Reddit by CardassianNeckTrick – View Source