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What is Carnation poisoning?

What is Carnation poisoning?

  • Carnation poisoning: The carnation is a perennial flowering herb with narrow grayish leaves. The plant originated in Eurasia and is often grown in gardens and used in flower arrangements. The leaves contain triterpenoid saponins which can cause symptoms if sufficient quantities are eaten. Skin irritation can also occur upon skin exposure. The plant is considered to have a low level of toxicity and large quantities would need to be eaten to cause any symptoms.

Carnation poisoning: Introduction

Types of Carnation poisoning:

Broader types of Carnation poisoning:

How serious is Carnation poisoning?

Prognosis of Carnation 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 Carnation poisoning?

Causes of Carnation poisoning: see causes of Carnation poisoning

What are the symptoms of Carnation poisoning?

Symptoms of Carnation poisoning: see symptoms of Carnation poisoning

Carnation poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Carnation poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Carnation poisoning

Main name of condition: Carnation poisoning

Other names or spellings for Carnation poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Carnation (Dianthus spp.)], Rainbow pink poisoning


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