TITLE

Beware the mistletoe

AUTHOR(S)
Courtemanche, Jill; Peterson, Robert G.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/5/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 12, p1523
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with poisonings related to ingestion of holiday plants among children. The most common Christmas plants that are toxic include Christmas pepper, holly, Jerusalem cherry, mistletoe and yew. Poisoning by houseplants can be prevented by parents by keeping only safe plants, avoiding the use of pesticides and labeling the plants.
ACCESSION #
23229446

 

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