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FDA Poisonous Plant Database

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The Poisonous Plant database provides access to references in the scientific literature (primarily print literature through about 2007) describing studies and reports of the toxic properties and effects of plants and plant parts.

The information in this database is intended only for scientific exchange. It has not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration for publication nor does it have any official status. The information is continually increasing and being modified; it is neither error-free not comprehensive. Information herein is in the public domain. Any copyrighted or privately owned material inadvertently included will be removed as soon as possible.

For information or concerns about the toxicity of plants, contact the local Poison Control Center in your area. A directory of these is available from The American Association of Poison Control Centers (http://www.aapcc.org/)

For poisoning emergency call 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call 911.

Search the FDA Poisonous Plant Database (Data updated May 2008)

    Enter a term or exact phrase (e.g., a plant name). All records containing the text will be displayed.
  • Use of common terms such as "poison" or "plant" will generate a large number of returns.
  • Searching on plant names will probably generate the most useful search results.
  • The details link provides a listing of all other plants cited in that particular reference, as well as the full text for abstracts.
  • Contact Fred Fry at frederick.fry@fda.hhs.gov to report problems or errors.

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about 20 records meeting your search criteria returned for "Galega officinalis "
AUTHOR(S): Durieux, M.
TITLE:  Intoxication de moutons par <>.
YEAR: 1968 CITATION: Bull Soc Vet Pratique, 52(6), 383-385 [French]
FDA #: F08352     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Evans, J. O.; Ashcroft, M. L.
TITLE:  Goatsrue.
YEAR: 1982 CITATION: Utah Agric Exp Sta Res Rep, #79(Sep), 5 pp [English]
FDA #: F21063
ABSTRACT: NO ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Faliu, L.; Puyt, J. D.; Tainturier, D.
TITLE:  [Goat's rue (Galega officinalis), a very dangerous legume for sheep.]
YEAR: 1981 CITATION: Rec Med Vet Ec Alfort, 157(5), 419-426 [French]
FDA #: F22459     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Faliu, L.; Puyt, J. D.; JeanBlain, C.
TITLE:  [Poisonous plants: Galega officinalis (Leguminosae).]
YEAR: 1985 CITATION: Point Veterinaire, 17(91), 453-455 [French]
FDA #: F22460
ABSTRACT: This plant is most abundant in SW France, and it poisoned sheep more often and more seriously than cattle or horses. There was little risk from the young plant. Hay gathered at the time of flowering or fruiting was dangerous if it contained 10% of th ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Gresham, A. C.; Booth, K.
TITLE:  Poisoning of sheep by goat's rue.
YEAR: 1991 CITATION: Vet Rec, 129(9), 197-198 [English]
FDA #: F22287     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Keeler, R. F.; Johnson, A. E.; Stuart, L. D.; Evans, J. O.
TITLE:  Toxicosis from and possible adaptation to Galega officinalis in sheep and the relationship to Verbesina encelioides toxicosis.
YEAR: 1986 CITATION: Vet Hum Toxicol, 28(4), 309-315 [English]
FDA #: F07038
ABSTRACT: Galega officinalis L (goatsrue), a plant introduced from Europe and found in abundance in northern Utah, was tested for toxicity in ewes (Ovis aries). Clinical signs of poisoning induced by doses as small as 0.8 g of dried plant/kg body weight/day in ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Keeler, R. F.; Baker, D. C.; Evans, J. O.
TITLE:  Individual animal susceptibility and its relationship to induced adaptation or tolerance in sheep to Galega officinalis L.
YEAR: 1988 CITATION: Vet Hum Toxicol, 30(5), 420-423 [English]
FDA #: F05232
ABSTRACT: Oral administration of Galega officinalis L to sheep demonstrated a marked variation in individual animal susceptibility to the toxic effects of the plant. As little as 5 g/kg of dried ground plant induced moderate tracheal frothing in 1 ewe while ne ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Keeler, R. F.; Baker, D. C.; Panter, K. E.
TITLE:  Concentration of galegine in Verbesina encelioides and Galega officinalis and the toxic and pathologic effects induced by the plants.
YEAR: 1992 CITATION: J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol, 11(2), 75-81 [English]
FDA #: F03542
ABSTRACT: Verbesina encelioides administered to sheep by gavage induced clinical signs of toxicity and pathologic lesions identical to those induced by Galega officinalis. Sheep had compromised respiratory function with shallow, rapid respiration and frothy ex ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Kohler, H.
TITLE:  Die Prüfung von Galega-Arten auf ihren Gehalt an Giftstoffen mit Hilfe biologischer Methoden. I. Die Giftigkeit der Geißraute (Galega officinalis L.) für Warmblüter.
YEAR: 1969 CITATION: Biol Zent Bl, 88(2), 165-177 [German]
FDA #: F11699     See Details
AUTHOR(S): LeSouef, H. D.
TITLE:  Poisoning of sheep by goat's rue.
YEAR: 1950 CITATION: N Z J Agr, 80 580 [English]
FDA #: NA     See Details

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