[CBSE AIPMT 1993]
Correct Option (c)
Reason : Opium is derived from unripe seed pods of the poppy plant Papaver somniferum. Opium has an analgesic effect and may also reduce anxiety and
tension, lowers the blood pressure and breathing rate. Opium and its derivatives including morphine, codeine and heroin are among the drugs collectively known as narcotic drugs.
Narcotics induce addiction if used repeatedly and heroin is most dangerous narcotic.