Toxicity of Houseplants

Front Cover
CRC Press, Jul 3, 1990 - Medical - 256 pages
0 Reviews
This comprehensive volume discusses the various classes of toxic substances found in plants, and includes a series of monographs on specific species. Filled with figures and illustrations, this important reference presents information on clinical effects, the various common and botanic names, specific or class of toxin, case reports, mechanism of action, and risk assessment. The easy-to-read text provides a glossary of terms along with photographs of selected species. Everyone who comes into contact with plants will want this one-of-a-kind monograph at their fingertips. This resourceful book informs the non-botanist as well as health care practitioners, gardeners, poison center specialists, and nurserymen of the possible risks involving exposures to specific indoor plants.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Introduction
1
Colchicine
15
Oxalates
29
Solanum Alkaloids
49
Glossary
221
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

Bibliographic information