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Daphne Poisoning

Daphne Species Poisoning


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  • In addition to compiling and presenting information about the toxicology and classification of these plants published in the years since the appearance of the first edition, this edition significantly expands coverage of human and wildlife—both free-roaming[books.google.com]
  • Toxicity [ edit ] Daphne mezereum is very toxic because of the compounds mezerein and daphnin present especially in the berries and twigs. If poisoned, victims experience a choking sensation.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • The resin is thought to be the principal poison though there are also glycosides present. Non-fatal doses cause vomiting, diarrhoea, stomach pain and a burning sensation in the mouth.[thepoisongarden.co.uk]
  • Here they go, the poisonous fruits presented just for you. 1. Apple food poisoning – Apple The first poisonous fruit on the list is apple. Apple is a quite popular fruit around the world. This fruit has sweet, juicy and crunchy taste on it.[invorma.com]
  • Symptoms at presentation range from mild erythema to papules, vesicles, and bullae. Although once believed to contain the allergen, vesicular fluid cannot transmit contact dermatitis.[emedicine.medscape.com]
Pain
  • Lantana All parts of this flowering shrub, especially the green berries, can cause stomach pains, jaundice and muscle weakness.[raisingchildren.net.au]
  • Larger amounts may result in more severe symptoms including irritation to the mouth and throat, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and lethargy. What to do? Skin: Wash skin with soap and water and rinse thoroughly.[dpic.org]
  • Symptoms : Abdominal pains, nausea, vomiting, death. (Internal poisoning: cyanogenetic glycosides) Juniper Juniperus spp. Description : Low spreading evergreen shrubs growing wild or planted as ornamentals.[www1.agric.gov.ab.ca]
  • Upon consumption, the poison causes intestinal issues like vomiting, diarrhea (sometimes bloody), excess salivation, and cramping/pain. It can also cause a racing, irregular heart rate, poor circulation, tremors, seizures, coma, and death.[oddee.com]
  • If juice from this plant’s fruit gets in your eyes, it can cause acute inflammation, pain and tears. Holly. This plant’s highly toxic bright red berries are often attractive to children. Eating these berries may be fatal. Mistletoe.[www1.nyc.gov]
Weakness
  • Symptoms : Vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, lack of body control, stupor, dilated pupils, paralysis, death.[www1.agric.gov.ab.ca]
  • Lantana All parts of this flowering shrub, especially the green berries, can cause stomach pains, jaundice and muscle weakness.[raisingchildren.net.au]
  • […] burns Skin burns from photosensitive chemicals in some sap that becomes toxic and causes burns when exposed to sunlight Poisoning Severe skin irritation and blistering on contact with the leaves or sap Swelling, difficulty breathing, nausea, vomiting, weakness[worksafebc.com]
  • TREES AND SHRUBS Black Locust Robinia Bark, sprouts, foliage Children have suffered nausea, weakness and depression after chewing the bark and seeds.[provenwinners.com]
Veterinarian
  • Toxic Plants of North America, Second Edition is a comprehensive, essential resource for veterinarians, toxicologists, agricultural extension agents, animal scientists, and poison control professionals.[books.google.com]
Inflammation
  • If juice from this plant’s fruit gets in your eyes, it can cause acute inflammation, pain and tears. Holly. This plant’s highly toxic bright red berries are often attractive to children. Eating these berries may be fatal. Mistletoe.[www1.nyc.gov]
Hunting
  • In Africa, the sap of the plant has been traditionally used to poison arrows for hunting. Small doses cause nausea and vomiting but larger doses will result in a fatal heart attack. Aconitum This plant is so poisonous that it can kill whales![brainjet.com]
Vomiting
  • Hyacinth Hyacinth Bulbs Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. May be fatal. Narcissus Narcissus Bulbs Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. May be fatal. Oleander Nerium Leaves, branches Extremely poisonous.[provenwinners.com]
  • Symptoms : Vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, lack of body control, stupor, dilated pupils, paralysis, death.[www1.agric.gov.ab.ca]
  • When first seen by the doctor, she had no symptoms and after being made to vomit, bringing up two berries, she was sent home.[thepoisongarden.co.uk]
  • Eating the fruits can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, lethargy, confusion, coma and seizures.[raisingchildren.net.au]
  • Larger amounts may result in more severe symptoms including irritation to the mouth and throat, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and lethargy. What to do? Skin: Wash skin with soap and water and rinse thoroughly.[dpic.org]
Vomiting
  • Hyacinth Hyacinth Bulbs Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. May be fatal. Narcissus Narcissus Bulbs Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. May be fatal. Oleander Nerium Leaves, branches Extremely poisonous.[provenwinners.com]
  • Symptoms : Vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, lack of body control, stupor, dilated pupils, paralysis, death.[www1.agric.gov.ab.ca]
  • When first seen by the doctor, she had no symptoms and after being made to vomit, bringing up two berries, she was sent home.[thepoisongarden.co.uk]
  • Eating the fruits can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, lethargy, confusion, coma and seizures.[raisingchildren.net.au]
  • Larger amounts may result in more severe symptoms including irritation to the mouth and throat, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and lethargy. What to do? Skin: Wash skin with soap and water and rinse thoroughly.[dpic.org]
Nausea
  • Hyacinth Hyacinth Bulbs Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. May be fatal. Narcissus Narcissus Bulbs Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. May be fatal. Oleander Nerium Leaves, branches Extremely poisonous.[provenwinners.com]
  • Symptoms of holly poisoning include dizziness, lowered blood pressure, nausea, diarrhea, elevated heart rate and stomach pain.[homeguides.sfgate.com]
  • Eating the fruits can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, lethargy, confusion, coma and seizures.[raisingchildren.net.au]
  • Symptoms : Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. (Internal poisoning: alkaloids and glycosides) Hydrangea Hydrangea spp. Description : Medium-sized, coarse-textured, deciduous ornamental shrubs.[www1.agric.gov.ab.ca]
  • Larger amounts may result in more severe symptoms including irritation to the mouth and throat, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and lethargy. What to do? Skin: Wash skin with soap and water and rinse thoroughly.[dpic.org]
Diarrhea
  • Symptoms : Vomiting, diarrhea, weakness, lack of body control, stupor, dilated pupils, paralysis, death.[www1.agric.gov.ab.ca]
  • Hyacinth Hyacinth Bulbs Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. May be fatal. Narcissus Narcissus Bulbs Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. May be fatal. Oleander Nerium Leaves, branches Extremely poisonous.[provenwinners.com]
  • Symptoms of holly poisoning include dizziness, lowered blood pressure, nausea, diarrhea, elevated heart rate and stomach pain.[homeguides.sfgate.com]
  • Larger amounts may result in more severe symptoms including irritation to the mouth and throat, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and lethargy. What to do? Skin: Wash skin with soap and water and rinse thoroughly.[dpic.org]
  • Subsequent symptoms include extreme thirst, abdominal pain, vomiting, and bloody diarrhea.[emedicine.medscape.com]
Abdominal Pain
  • Larger amounts may result in more severe symptoms including irritation to the mouth and throat, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea and lethargy. What to do? Skin: Wash skin with soap and water and rinse thoroughly.[dpic.org]
  • Symptoms : Abdominal pains, nausea, vomiting, death. (Internal poisoning: cyanogenetic glycosides) Juniper Juniperus spp. Description : Low spreading evergreen shrubs growing wild or planted as ornamentals.[www1.agric.gov.ab.ca]
  • Subsequent symptoms include extreme thirst, abdominal pain, vomiting, and bloody diarrhea.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Chewing and swallowing a few seeds can cause severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and abdominal pain. Coral tree ( Erythrina genus) The leaves, bark and seeds are poisonous.[raisingchildren.net.au]
  • Signs and symptoms include fever, sweating, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, confusion, hallucinations and stupor. These usually appear six to 12 hours after ingestion. "Keep children away from them," Dr Connor advises.[stuff.co.nz]
Ulcer
  • Echinacea is used to treat ulcers as well as cuts and burns. The Native Americans used it for insect and snake bites. lemon balm *The plant has a strong scent of lemon and mint. The flowers, which appear in the summer, are full of nectar.[daphnesdiary.com]
  • This month Stella will undergo an endoscopy on a possible stomach ulcer where lead accumulates after earlier tests found unacceptably high levels of 19 different toxins in her system.[couriermail.com.au]
Muscle Weakness
  • Lantana All parts of this flowering shrub, especially the green berries, can cause stomach pains, jaundice and muscle weakness.[raisingchildren.net.au]
Seizure
  • Benzodiazepines are recommended for control of seizures. Treatment with anticholinergics has not been proven effective in animal models.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • It can also cause a racing, irregular heart rate, poor circulation, tremors, seizures, coma, and death.[oddee.com]
  • Eating the fruits can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, lethargy, confusion, coma and seizures.[raisingchildren.net.au]

Treatment

  • Soaked mint leaves are used in the treatment of: – stomach ache – fever -wind chamomile *It has a sweet, fresh, fruity and herbal scent.[daphnesdiary.com]
  • Treatment is mostly supportive. Benzodiazepines are recommended for control of seizures. Treatment with anticholinergics has not been proven effective in animal models.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • HBOT is also used as a complementary therapy for the treatment of heavy metal detox for such materials as mercury. It assists in the metabolism of heavy metal removal.[americanhbot.com]
  • Use fungicides as preventative treatments. The Group 4 and P7 fungicides used to manage Phytophthora do not kill this organism. They can only prevent establishment of the organism before it gets into the plant.[pnwhandbooks.org]
  • No other incidents resulting from eating the berries have been reported but, in the 1950s, a seven year old boy required hospital treatment after eating some leaves.[thepoisongarden.co.uk]

Prognosis

  • This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and does not substitute for diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, prescription, and/or dietary advice from a licensed health professional.[caloriebee.com]

Prevention

  • Prevention: In the Home[www1.nyc.gov]
  • If using chemicals, alternate ones from different groups with different modes of action to prevent building up resistant fungal populations. Use fungicides as preventative treatments.[pnwhandbooks.org]
  • How can I prevent exposure? Do not ingest wild berries. Know the name of the plants and berries in your backyard. Need more information: Contact the Poison Control Centre. 2010 BC Drug and Poison Information Centre[dpic.org]
  • Fluid and electrolyte balance is critical to prevent a potentially lethal outcome.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Anyone who wishes to embark on any medical program intended to prevent or treat a specific disease or condition should first consult with a qualified physician.[americanhbot.com]

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