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Blue Cohosh poisoning

Blue Cohosh poisoning: Introduction

Blue Cohosh poisoning: Blue Cohosh is a small flowering herb which has clusters of greenish-yellow flowers and fruit with a couple of blue seeds. The plant originated in the US and is often found in forests or wooded areas. Eating the raw seeds or roots can cause poisoning symptoms and skin contact can also result in skin irritation. The roasted seeds are sometimes used as a safe coffee substitute. The toxic compounds in the plant are alkaloids and saponins. The plant is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Blue Cohosh poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Blue Cohosh poisoning

Treatments for Blue Cohosh poisoning

  • Decontamination; supportive therapy
  • Decontamination; supportive or symptomatic measures
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Causes of Blue Cohosh poisoning

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Prognosis for Blue Cohosh poisoning

Prognosis for Blue Cohosh poisoning: Severity of symptoms vary depending on the amount of plant material consumed and the body size of the person. Children tend to suffer more severe symptoms due to their smaller body size.

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