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Poisonous Herbs + Plants

witch-forest:

I saw a post with a list of poisonous herbs already, but I thought I’d add to it since there are several more dangerous plants that are commonly used. First post can be found here. Check it out for additional herbs.

Arnica: Should not be taken internally as it is potentially toxic, but it provides one of the best remedies for external local healing of bruises and strains.

Bleeding Heart: May be poisonous in large amounts. Has proved fatal to cattle.

Buttercup: Irritant juices may severely injure the digestive system.

Daphne: Fatal. A few berries can kill a child.

Elderberry: Children have been poisoned by using pieces of the pithy stems for blowguns. Nausea and digestive upset.

Elephant Ear: All parts. Intense burning and irritation of the mouth and tongue. Death can occur if base of the tongue swells enough to block the air passage of the throat.

Golden Chain: Severe poisoning. Excitement, staggering, convulsions and coma. May be fatal.

Hyacinth: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. May be fatal.

Iris: Severe digestive upset.

Jasmine: Berries. Fatal. Digestive disturbance and nervous symptoms.

Larkspur: Digestive upset, nervous excitement, depression. May be fatal.

Lily of the Valley: Irregular heartbeat and pulse, usually accompanied by digestive upset and mental confusion.

Monkshood: Digestive upset and nervous excitement.

Moonseed: Berries. Blue, purple color, resembling wild grapes. May be fatal.

Nightshade: Fatal. Intense digestive disturbance and nervous symptoms.

Oak: Acorns. Affects kidneys gradually. Symptoms appear only after several days or weeks. Takes a large amount for poisoning.

Oleander: Leaves, branches. Extremely poisonous. Affects the heart, produces severe digestive upset and has caused death.

Rhubarb: Fatal. Large amounts of raw or cooked leaves can cause convulsions, coma, followed rapidly by death.

Rosary Pea: Fatal. A single Rosary Pea seed has caused death. One or two Castor Bean seeds are near the lethal dose for adults.

Wisteria: Mild to severe digestive upset. Many children are poisoned by this plant.


Plants and Herbs Part One

thewritingcafe:


For the writer’s reference.

Poisonous Herbs:

  • Aconite - also known as: wolf’s bane, monkshood, friary’s cap, and blue rocket. All parts, mostly the roots, are poisonous. Symptoms: numbless of the tongue and mouth, a sensation of insects crawling over body, nausea and vomiting, labored breathing, irregular pulse, cold skin, giddiness, staggering.
  • Belladonna - also known as: deadly nightshade, devil’s cherries, naught man’s cherries, divale, black cherry, devil’s herd, great morel, dwayberry. All parts, but mostly the roots and seeds, are poisonous. Symptoms: dry mouth, hot skin, rash, blurry vision, fear, restlessness, confusion, vomiting, eye damage, brain damage, death from heart failure, hallucinations which may be erotic.
  • Black Hellebore - also known as Christe herbe, Christmas rose, melampode. Roots are poisonous. Symptoms: itchy mouth and throat, shortness of breath, nausea and vomiting, spasms, and asphyxiation. When combined with certain medications it may cause a slow hearbeat, heart failture, and death.
  • Bloodroot - also known as Indian paint, red root, coon root, snakebite, sweet slumber. Symptoms: dizziness, fainting, dilated pupils, vomiting, diarrhea.
  • Bryony - also known as blackeye root, wild vine, wild hops, ladies’ seal. Symptoms: violent vomiting, severe colic pains, thirst.
  • Clematis - Roots and stems are poisonous. Symptoms: burning mouth, mouth ulcers, skin redness, burning skin.
  • Foxglove - also known as witches’ gloves, dead men’s bells, fairy’s glove, gloves of our lady, bloody fingers, virgin’s glove, fairy caps, folk’s glove, fairy thimbles. All parts are poisonous, but the digitalis is an antidote for aconite poisoning. Symptoms: blurred vision, confusion, depression, hallucinations, fainting, headache, slow hearbeat, loss of appetite, low blood pressure, rash, stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, weakness. Hallucinations, loss of appetite, and seeing halos around objects are symptoms of long term poisoning.
  • Hemlock - also known as herb bennet, spotted corobane, musquash root, beaver poison, poison hemlock, poison parsley, kex. Leaves, fruit, and seeds are poisonous. Symptoms: salivation, muscle weakness, disaphoresis, increased heart rate, low blood pressure, constricted pupils, coma, paralysis.
  • Henbane - also known as hog’s bean. Fresh leaves, flowering tops, branches, and seeds are poisonous. Symptoms: fast heart rate, dry mouth, dilated pupils, impaired vision, headache, dizzieness, stomach cramps, difficulty swallowing, body aches, confusion, hallucination, deep sleep, delirium, death, erotic hallucinations, memory loss the next day.
  • Jimson Weed - also known as thornapple, datura, devil’s apple, Jamestown week, stinkweed, devil’s trumpet. All parts are poisonous. Symptoms: little to no urine, blurry vision, dilated pupils, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, high blood pressure, fast pulse, coma, death, red skin, thirst, and hallucinations. 
  • Larkspur - also known as lark’s heel, lark’s toe, lark’s claw, knight’s spur. Symptoms: nervousness, weakness, tingling in the mouth, burning mouth and skin, sweating, chills, dry mouth, abnormal heartbeat, diarrhea, pain, paralysis.
  • Mandrake - also known as satan’s apple. All parts are poisonous. See Belladonna for symptoms.
  • May Apple - also known as American mandrake, wild lemon, racoon berry, duck’s foot, hog apple. Everything except the fruit is poisonous. Symptoms: nausea, severe diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, headache, fever, low blood pressure, rapid breathing, rapid heartbeat, paralysis, dizziness, tingling, liver damage, kidney failure.
  • Meadow Saffron - also known as naked ladies. Roots and seeds are poisonous. Symptoms: yellowing to the eyes or skin, vomiting, spinning sensation, bloody urine, bleeding, death.
  • Mistletoe - Leaves, twigs, and berries are poisonous. Symptoms: stomach irritation, abdominal pain, diarrhea, reduced blood pressure, slow pulse, nausea, vomiting, failure of muscular coordination, seizures.
  • Periwinkles - All parts are poisonous. Symptoms: hypothermia, hallucinations, dilated pupils, sweating, vomiting, sweating, muscle weakness, difficulty breathing, seizures, slower heart rate.
  • Poison Ivy - leaves are poisonous. Symptoms: itchy rash that appears within 25 to 72 hours.
  • Poppy - also known as mawseed. Capsules and flowers are poisonous. Symptoms: slowed breathing, circulatory depression, nausea.
  • Yew - Leaves, seeds, and fruit are poisonous. Symptoms: blue colored lips, coma, convulsions, diarrhea, dilated pupils, muscle weakness, headache, stomach pain, vomiting, trembling.


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