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West J Emerg Med. 2012 Dec;13(6):538-42. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2012.8.12572.

Holiday plants with toxic misconceptions.

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Regions Hospital Toxicology Education and Clinical Services, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Abstract

Several plants are used for their decorative effect during winter holidays. This review explores the toxic reputation and proposed management for exposures to several of those, namely poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima), English holly (Ilex aquifolium), American holly (Ilex opaca), bittersweet (Solanum dulcamara), Jerusalem cherry (Solanum pseudocapsicum), American mistletoe (Phoradendron serotinum), and European mistletoe (Viscum album).

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