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Croton poisoning: The croton is a shrub which bears white flowers and leaves with white, red or yellow coloration through them. The plant contains diterpene esters which can cause symptoms if large quantities are eaten. Skin contact with the plant can also cause skin irritation. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Croton poisoning is available below.
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Prognosis for Croton 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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