This is the herb with an official Latin name Heracleum mantegazzianum Somm (Heracleum), and apparently has appeared again in Europe. The warning, which circulate in social networks reads as follows:
The pictures are scary! This herb, which is beginning to spread in Europe and still do not know where else, it’s quite dangerous – The effects are seen in the photos, and it is enough to touch the leaves and wounds similar to burns appear on the skin – they last for months, and a dark spot remains permanently on the skin.
It grows from 2-5 meters high and has a nice white color.
Toxins of the herb are carcinogenic, if closer to the eye, occurs blindness, which can not be treated
It is very difficult to heal. Avoid this dangerous herb if you encounter. Even in the specialized literature it is stated that it is a herb which may have the most dangerous poison.
Causes fatal effects on the skin, i.e. rashes, blisters and sometimes huge stains.
It causes blindness.
If the skin comes into contact with this herb, first protection yourself from the sun and get immediate medical attention.