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Plant poisoning -- Amygdalin

Plant poisoning -- Amygdalin: Introduction

Plant poisoning -- Amygdalin: Amygdalin is a chemical found naturally in various plants e.g. stone fruit kernels and raw almonds. Eating these parts of the plant that contain the chemical can cause symptoms of cyanide poisoning as the amygdalin is converted to cyanide by the digestive process. Obviously, the concentration of the chemical varies amongst species of plant and often, significant quantities are needed to produce symptoms. Nevertheless, severe poisoning can result in death. Amygdalin is believed by some to inhibit cancers but there has been no conclusive proof of this. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Plant poisoning -- Amygdalin is available below.

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Prognosis for Plant poisoning -- Amygdalin

Prognosis for Plant poisoning -- Amygdalin: 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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