Which part of poppy plant is used to obtain the drug "Smack "?

  • Option 1)

    Roots

  • Option 2)

    Latex

  • Option 3)

    Flowers

  • Option 4)

    Leaves

 

Answers (6)
A Asif

Latex

 

S Sabitha sri

Option 2)  Latex

H Harshita Himanshu

3

N Nikitha prem

2 latex

A Anuj Pandey
A Aadil Khan

As we learnt in

Heroin -

Commonly called smack is chemically diacetylmorphine which is a white, odourless, bitter crystalline compound.

- wherein

 
This is obtained by acetylation of morphine, which is extracted from the latex of poppy plant Papaver somniferum
Generally taken by snorting and injection, heroin is a depressant and slows down body functions. 

 

 

‘Smack’ also called as brown sugar/Heroin is formed by acetylation of morphine. It is obtained from the latex of unripe capsule of Poppy plant.

 


Option 1)

Roots

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Option 2)

Latex

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Option 3)

Flowers

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Option 4)

Leaves

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