Any plants or flowers marked as caution-advised should be kept out of reach, particularly if your cat is a nibbler. The heads and leaves can also make your cat unwell if consumed. Unfortunately there are several types of lilies that are poisonous to cats, including Easter Lily, Tiger Lily and other members of the lily family.
Externally, angelica is applied as an ointment to treat lice and some skin disorders. The descriptions of the medicinal uses of Chinese angelica in this article refer only to A. Despite its widespread folk use, angelica can present some serious health hazards. If you take Read more
Study of acute poisonings with cyanogenetic substances apricot seed kernels. Dangerous to eat apricot seed preparation. Apricot kernel is the hard stone or pit found inside apricots. Young 1992 , in fact, states that in the 1970 s, apricot kernels were in vogue, and even Read more
Woody aster poisoning in horses is caused by the ingestion of the woody aster plant, which may contain highly-concentrated amounts of selenium. Causes of woody aster poisoning in horses begin with the consumption of the plant. It is very important that you remove any woody Read more
Effect of water stress on morphological traits, essential oil content and yield of anise hyssop Agastache foeniculum Pursh Kuntze. I have always enjoyed growing anise hyssop. You may also enjoy dried anise hyssop. The leaves have a refreshingly sweet smell and taste, like a combination Read more
Mild skin irritation can occur on contact with artemisia foliage. Most garden varieties of artemisia are herbaceous perennials grown for their ornamental foliage and aromatic qualities. For late-season color, combine artemisia in a dry border alongside ornamental grasses, asters, stonecrop, and coneflower.
Eating 20 apple cores will kill an adult, while eating less can result in paralysis, coma and brain damage. It s true that apple seeds contain cyanide in the form of the compound amygdalin. The average apple usually contains between five to eight seeds. Like Read more
Heinz bodies black arrows form on red blood cells with allium intoxication. The reactive oxidants produced upon ingestion of alliums directly harm red blood cells. Unfortunately, spices like garlic and onions belong to a group called alliums, and they are toxic to both dogs and Read more
These blooms are anemones, and they contain a compound that may cause skin irritation. The severity and intensity of the sting of poisonous sea anemones depends upon the species. But are sea anemone poisonous to humans. In cases of severe sea anemone stings, medical attention Read more
Mountain Crest Gardens, Leaf Clay and The Succulent Source all offer baby toes as potted plants. Fenestraria baby toes are supposed to be short and pudgy no more than 2. In the photo above, can you see that the baby toes near the front right Read more
Luckily, this is not a problem with astilbes as long as you ve followed the right planting and maintenance measures. Plants experts propose that since it s difficult to get astilbe seeds, you should purchase them as plants ready for planting. And what makes it Read more
All varieties of agave are truly low maintenance, although potted agaves may need a little extra attention to keep them healthy. Although most instances of contact dermatitis from agave plants are minor, it is best to consult with a doctor if a rash forms, particularly Read more