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Jatropha multifida poisoning

Jatropha multifida poisoning: Introduction

Jatropha multifida poisoning: The Jatropha multifida is a decorative garden plant which bears a sweet fruit. It is found in Africa, Australia and America. The oil from the plant is used in parts of Africa to treat parasitic infestations and rheumatism. The seeds, fruit and sap contain a chemical called curcin which can cause symptoms if ingested. Eating even one seed can cause symptoms in children. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Jatropha multifida poisoning is available below.

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Prognosis for Jatropha multifida 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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