Game: Kill or Cure?

Match the medicine to the plant


Match each drug with its plant of origin to help supply the doctors at the field hospital.

  • Key stage

    3, 4, Post 16

  • Subjects

    Biology, medicine, plants, drugs

  • Media

    Flash game


It's tough out there in the natural world. In their fight for survival, many plants produce poisons to keep predators at bay. Many drugs used in medicine today are made from poisonous plants, as are a few guilty pleasures, such as coffee. Can you match each drug with its plant of origin?

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