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What is Mexican tea poisoning?

What is Mexican tea poisoning?

  • Mexican tea poisoning: Mexican tea is plant that bears elongated clusters of small green flowers and small greenish fruit which contain seeds which are green when fresh and black when dry. The plant has a strong odor. The oil in the seeds contain chemicals (including terpene peroxide ascaride) which are very poisonous and cause death if sufficient quantities are eaten. The oil from the seeds is often used to control worm infestations in livestock.

Mexican tea poisoning: Introduction

Types of Mexican tea poisoning:

Broader types of Mexican tea poisoning:

How serious is Mexican tea poisoning?

Prognosis of Mexican tea 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.
Complications of Mexican tea poisoning: see complications of Mexican tea poisoning

What causes Mexican tea poisoning?

Causes of Mexican tea poisoning: see causes of Mexican tea poisoning

What are the symptoms of Mexican tea poisoning?

Symptoms of Mexican tea poisoning: see symptoms of Mexican tea poisoning

Complications of Mexican tea poisoning: see complications of Mexican tea poisoning

Mexican tea poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mexican tea poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Mexican tea poisoning

Main name of condition: Mexican tea poisoning

Other names or spellings for Mexican tea poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Jesuit's tea]

 

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