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Boxwood poisoning: The boxwood is an evergreen, woody, flowering shrub often used as a hedge. The leaves contain steroidal alkaloids which can cause skin irritation upon skin contact with the sap or various other symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Boxwood poisoning is available below.
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Prognosis for Boxwood poisoning: The skin irritation is usually minor and short-lived and even eating the leaves is considered to have only mild toxicity.
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