Severe aconite poisoning can occur after accidental ingestion of the wild plant or consumption of an herbal decoction made from aconite roots. In traditional Chinese medicine, aconite roots are used only after processing to reduce the toxic alkaloid content. Is aconite poisonous to touch? Aconitine is the most dangerous ofRead More →

Nicotiana poisoning in cats is a plant-based toxicity that is caused by the direct ingestion of any portion of the nicotiana plant. A feline can be poisoned by consuming wild-growing tree tobacco or cultivated tobacco. Consuming either variety of nicotiana can have potentially lethal consequences. Are tobacco flowers poisonous? KeepRead More →

Mulberry leaves make good fodder – 15-35% protein, but I’d guess that the dogs are self-medicating because it’s potent medicinal. Or, since both dogs are doing it, maybe their diet is lacking some micro-nutrient. … She ate the berries exactly how you describe yours eating the leaves. Are dogs allergicRead More →

Those venomous cells are what make the blue dragon dangerous to humans, as it embeds those cells within its own body as a defence against other predators. Any humans who pick one up risk painful and potentially fatal stings. Are sea slugs poisonous to touch? Only the grey side-gilled seaRead More →

Common usage and medicinal benefits and properties of this plant are conserves, cooking jams, diarrhea treatment, diuretic, elimination of oral abscess, elimination of stomach bloating, elimination of throat abscess, fattening, fever disposal, handle of knives and tools, hematopoietic, internal hemorrhage treatment, … Can you eat Medlars raw? Preparation. Once theRead More →

Russian sage is not considered poisonous because it would take great effort to eat enough of it to get sick. Still, a cautious approach is sensible. The sprawling, upright habit of Russian sage might be attractive to young children, perhaps as a place to play hide and seek. Is RussianRead More →

While most puffballs are not poisonous, some often look similar to young agarics, and especially the deadly Amanitas, such as the death cap or destroying angel mushrooms. Can you eat lycoperdon Pyriforme? Stump puffballs are edible and best when gathered young as they have a firm texture, exquisite smell butRead More →

Another study has shown tomato leaves and tomato stems to have higher antioxidant activity and polyphenols (plant-based micronutrients that help fight disease and improve overall health) than tomato fruits. What’s most surprising is the discovery of tomatine as a cancer inhibitor. What makes tomato leaves poisonous? Tomatoes are member ofRead More →

No gills and white means puffball, and gills and any other color is no good. Poisonous puffball species don’t mess around, and a black puffball is a toxic puffball. Since puffballs don’t have gills, they have to get their spores out into the world somehow. Is the common puffball poisonous?Read More →

The white mulberry fruit’s high sugar content, around 10 percent, makes it a favorite for making pies, jellies, jams and syrups, and these berries are sweet and juicy when eaten raw at peak ripeness. … Mulberry leaves also are edible, containing protein, carotene and calcium. Is white mulberry toxic? TheirRead More →