n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Poisonous plants : more about ... emergency medicine

Volume 30, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Exposure to potentially toxic plants usually occurs in one of two ways. The first is where small children ingest parts of household plants such as leaves or seeds. Most of these exposures are of minimal toxicity because of the small quantity of material ingested. More serious poisonings involve adults who deliberately consume raw plant material or tea made from a plant for mind-altering or medicinal effects.

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