• The aim of the present communication is to make some of the information that is relevant to important plant intoxications in South Africa available in English. (scielo.org.za)
  • Further ethnobotanical and pharmacological research should focus on the medicinal applications of rotenone-yielding plants. (springer.com)
  • You might think of them as healthy, but avocados have a substance called persin that can act as a dog poison, causing vomiting and diarrhea or worse. (webmd.com)
  • A 2015 report on e-cigarettes by Public Health England noted an "unconfirmed newspaper report of a fatal poisoning of a two-year old child" and two published case reports of children of similar age who had recovered after ingesting e-liquid and vomiting. (wikipedia.org)
  • Depending on the toxin involved, he may try to remove any residual poison from the gut with purgatives and an adsorbent like activated charcoal, which collects some types of poison. (smallfarmersjournal.com)
  • Andromedotoxin is a toxin found naturally in plants such as aloe vera, senna, rhubarb and Cascara buckthorn. (rightdiagnosis.com)
  • Your only chance in the event of poisoning is prompt, accurate identification of the fungus and its toxin, so that treatment and monitoring can be more effective. (novascotia.ca)
  • This will allow for proper identification of the plant and the toxin it contains. (wagwalking.com)
  • In the U.S., the bryony plant is more commonly found in the Northwest states. (petmd.com)
  • All three poison plants have compound leaves, most commonly with three leaflets. (nationwidechildrens.org)
  • Atlantic poison oak ( T. pubescens ) is native to the southeastern United States and is commonly confused with poison ivy ( T. radicans ). (britannica.com)
  • It is native to Mexico and Central America but it is commonly found here indoors as a potted plant or as an evergreen ornamental outside. (wagwalking.com)
  • They are water soluble and readily migrate into lakes, creeks and streams where they persist in sediments and poison aquatic life. (rabble.ca)
  • Each year, there are more than 100,000 cases of pet poisoning in the U.S. Many of these were caused by household substances that may seem perfectly harmless to you. (webmd.com)
  • However, many people do not realize the hurricane plant is toxic to their dog, which leads to accidental cases of toxicities from ingestion. (wagwalking.com)
  • Rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis ) It has been shown that rosemary inhibits the formation of harmful bacteria in in vitro, so its use could be interesting in cases of poisoning from spoiled food. (botanical-online.com)
  • The results of poisoning can range from minor irritations and slightly lowered animal performance to severe cases where the animal is in a great deal of distress and may die. (gov.on.ca)
  • In some cases, damage to the plant or wilting may produce poisonous chemicals in the plant which were not present in the fresh material. (gov.on.ca)
  • In other cases, such as with buttercups, the poison is contained in the fresh plants but not dried ones. (gov.on.ca)
  • But prompt treatment with intravenous injection of sodium nitrite and sodium thiosulfate can counteract the poison (the first ingredient combines with it to produce a non-toxic compound which is taken up and absorbed by the other ingredient so it can be harmlessly excreted from the body). (smallfarmersjournal.com)
  • Poison concentration varies within mushrooms and among geographical locations where they are found. (novascotia.ca)
  • Accurate Identification of plant materials through the use of 253 high quality color illustrations placed as needed throughout the text. (routledge.com)
  • Poisoning by plant products such as macadamia nuts, onions and garlic, grapes and raisins, cannabis (marijuana, dagga) or hashish and castor oil seed or seedcake is also discussed. (scielo.org.za)
  • And unless you know what the animal ate, you won't know what to do for emergency treatment, since treatment will differ for different poisons. (smallfarmersjournal.com)