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What is Heliotrope poisoning?

What is Heliotrope poisoning?

  • Heliotrope poisoning: The Heliotrope is a herbaceous plant which bears small white, purple or blue flowers. The plant can be found growing in the wild and is also used indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant. The leaves contain chemicals which can cause symptoms if eaten or skin irritation upon skin exposure. The plant is considered to have a low level of toxicity and large amounts would have to be eaten to cause symptoms. The leaves are sometimes used to make a tea.

Heliotrope poisoning: Introduction

Types of Heliotrope poisoning:

Broader types of Heliotrope poisoning:

How serious is Heliotrope poisoning?

Prognosis of Heliotrope 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.

What causes Heliotrope poisoning?

Causes of Heliotrope poisoning: see causes of Heliotrope poisoning

What are the symptoms of Heliotrope poisoning?

Symptoms of Heliotrope poisoning: see symptoms of Heliotrope poisoning

Heliotrope poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Heliotrope poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Heliotrope poisoning: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Heliotrope poisoning.
Treatments for Heliotrope poisoning: see treatments for Heliotrope poisoning

Name and Aliases of Heliotrope poisoning

Main name of condition: Heliotrope poisoning

Other names or spellings for Heliotrope poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Heliotrope (Heliotropium spp.)]

 

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