How are morphine and heroin related?

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How are morphine and heroin related?Mention the effect each one of them has on the human body?


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Both morphine and heroin are extracted from the latex of plant Papaver somniferum.
Heroin is actually obtained from diacetylation of morphine. Thus, both are related. Morphine, is as an . effective sedative and pain killer while heroin acts as depressant and slows down body functions.