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Trifoliate orange poisoning: Trifoliate orange is a shrubby plant with spiny stems, small aromatic flowers and small, slightly furry, orange-like fruit. The plant originated in China and is often used as an ornamental plant in gardens or as a hedge. The fruit contains saponic glycoside and ponciridin which is a bitter-tasting oil. These chemicals can cause gastrointestinal symptoms if eaten. The plant can also cause skin irritation upon skin exposure. The fruit is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity if eaten. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Trifoliate orange poisoning is available below.
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Prognosis for Trifoliate orange 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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