Widow's blood

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Widow's blood is a poison. It is named so for its color. It shuts down the bladder and bowels until the person dies from the body's own poisons.[1]

Recent events

A Clash of Kings

Tyrion Lannister sees widow's blood in Grand Maester Pycelle's collection of medicines and poisons.[2]

A Storm of Swords

During Tyrion Lannister's trial for the presumed murder of King Joffrey Baratheon, Grand Maester Pycelle testifies that Tyrion had stolen several substances of his, including widow's blood, although Pycelle confirms that Joffrey's death was not due to it.[1]