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What is Flax poisoning?

What is Flax poisoning?

  • Flax poisoning: Flax is slender-stemmed herb which bears blue flowers and capsulated fruit containing smooth brown seeds. The plant originated in Europe but is found in many parts of the world growing wild. The plant contains a chemical called linomarin (a cyanogenic glycoside) which can cause symptoms if eaten in large quantities. Skin irritation can also result from skin exposure.

Flax poisoning: Introduction

Types of Flax poisoning:

Broader types of Flax poisoning:

How serious is Flax poisoning?

Prognosis of Flax 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 Flax poisoning?

Causes of Flax poisoning: see causes of Flax poisoning

What are the symptoms of Flax poisoning?

Symptoms of Flax poisoning: see symptoms of Flax poisoning

Flax poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Flax poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Flax poisoning

Main name of condition: Flax poisoning

Other names or spellings for Flax poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Flax (Linum usitatissimum)]

 

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