American Mistletoe Ingestions: A Potentially Toxic Winter Exposure

September 2011
Texas Public Health Journal;Fall2011, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p27
Academic Journal
The article provides information on toxic ingestion of parasitic plant American mistletoe. Common side effects of American mistletoe ingestion including vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, dehydration and digestive tract irritation are reported. A report by Texas poison centers on mistletoe ingestions from 2000-2010 is also discussed.


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