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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 4 records meeting your search criteria returned for "Plantago major "

AUTHOR(S): Asero, R.; Mistrello, G.; Roncarolo, D.; Casarini, M.
TITLE:  Detection of allergens in plantain (Plantago lanceolata) pollen.
YEAR: 2000 CITATION: Allergy, 55(11), 1059-1062 [English]
ABSTRACT: Allergens in Plantago lanceolata have not been characterized yet. The objective was to characterize some plantain-pollen allergens and to investigate the cross-reactivity between plantain and grass pollens. METHODS: Sera from four patients monosensit ...
PubMED ID #: 11097317 Exit Disclaimer     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Calabozo, B.; Duffort, O.; Carpizo, J. A.; Barber, D.; Polo, F.
TITLE:  Monoclonal antibodies against the major allergen of Plantago lanceolata pollen, Pla 1 1: affinity chromatography purification of the allergen and development of an ELISA method for Pla 1 1 measurement.
YEAR: 2001 CITATION: Allergy, 56(5), 429-435 FDA #: NA
ABSTRACT: Plantago lanceolata (English plantain) pollen is a relevant cause of pollinosis in temperate regions. The major allergen of this pollen, Pla l 1, is recognized by the specific IgE from more than 80% of plantain-sensitive patients. It displays signifi ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Lin, Y. C.; Yang, T. I.; Chen, J. Y.; Yang, C. S.
TITLE:  Search for biologically active substances in Taiwan medicinal plants: I screening for anti-tumor and anti-microbial substances.
YEAR: 1972 CITATION: Chin J Microbiol, 5 76-81 [English]
FDA #: F13429
ABSTRACT: Fresh juice of 30 species of Taiwan medicinal plants belonging to 23 Families were tested for their anti-microbial, cytotoxic and antitumor activities. Among them, 4 species (Clematis meyeniana Walp, Plantago major L var asiatica Decen, Paris lancifo ...     See Details
AUTHOR(S): Mitsuhashi, H.
TITLE:  Medicinal plants of the Ainu.
YEAR: 1976 CITATION: Econ Bot, 30 209-217 [English]
FDA #: F05327     See Details

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