Crimsonthorn root is and herb described as being white and having a rather sweet taste to it. It is a good painkiller in small doses. In large quantities it kills more than just pain by slowly paralyzing muscles and causing asphyxia. Adeleas Namelle and Ispan Shefar found this out first-hand the paralyzing nature of crimsonthorn root. No antidote is known for a strong dose.