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What is Four-O'Clock poisoning?

What is Four-O'Clock poisoning?

  • Four-O'Clock poisoning: The Four-O'Clock plant is a popular flowering ornamental plant which often has different colored flowers on the same plant. The roots and seeds of the plant contains a toxin called trigonelline which can cause skin irritation upon contact with the skin or gastrointestinal symptoms if eaten. The seeds may produce a hallucinogenic effects if smoked or eaten.

Four-O'Clock poisoning: Introduction

Types of Four-O'Clock poisoning:

Broader types of Four-O'Clock poisoning:

How serious is Four-O'Clock poisoning?

Prognosis of Four-O'Clock 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 Four-O'Clock poisoning?

Causes of Four-O'Clock poisoning: see causes of Four-O'Clock poisoning

What are the symptoms of Four-O'Clock poisoning?

Symptoms of Four-O'Clock poisoning: see symptoms of Four-O'Clock poisoning

Four-O'Clock poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Four-O'Clock poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Four-O'Clock poisoning: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Four-O'Clock poisoning.
Treatments for Four-O'Clock poisoning: see treatments for Four-O'Clock poisoning

Name and Aliases of Four-O'Clock poisoning

Main name of condition: Four-O'Clock poisoning

Other names or spellings for Four-O'Clock poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Four-O'Clock (Mirabilis jalapa)], Marvel of Peru poisoning


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