ate a lot from the oleander plant, it could be poisonous.
Meaning of Oleanders | What do Oleander Flowers Mean?
Oleander can be managed to grow as a single or multi-branched evergreen tree or shrub, reaching heights of 10 to 18 feet with a spread of 10 to 15 feet (Figure 2). The simple leaves are opposite or arranged in whorls, and they have an oblong or lanceolate shape varying from 4 to 8 inches long. The bottom side of the leaf is pale green in color, while the top of the leaf has a glossy dark green color (Figure 3). The leathery texture and veins arranged in opposing pairs are further identifying characteristics of the leaves (Figure 4). The 5-petal, funnel-shaped flowers are various shades of red, white, pink, yellow, orange, or purple, and they have a pleasant fragrance.
Oleander flowers are often used in bouquets due to its extreme ..
Common name(s) Acacia, mimosa, silver wattle.
(s) None known.
Toxic part(S) None known.
Signs Has been known to cause grazing animals to lose control of theirmuscles after long-term consumption. Has been reported to cause rashes.
Treatment Since no cases of small animal poisoning were found, nospecific treatment can be suggested.
Common name(s) Acalypha, chenille plant, red-hot cattail, foxtail,philippine medusa, Jacob's coat, copperleaf, fire dragon, beefsteak plant, match-me-if-you -can.
Toxic part(S) Latex.
Signs Causes nausea and vomiting. GI upset. Rashes.
Treatment Symptomatic and supportive (see Section One).
Common name(S) Bushman's poison, poison bush, poison tree, wintersweet.
Toxin(s) Cardiac glycoside (resembles ouabain).
Toxic part(S) Distributed throughout the plant in varying amounts. Theseeds contain the highest concentration, the wood,
stems, and leaves contain less, and the fruit contains the least.
Signs Pain, cramping, pawing at the mouth, diarrhea. Cardiacdysrhythmias, conduction defects, and hyperkalemia may be seen in a clinical work-up.
Treatment induce emesis or perform gastric lavage if ingestion was recentand the patient is not showing systemic signs. Administer activated charcoal and acathartic (. Repeat in 3, to 4 hours. Treat hyperkalemia if detected. Monitor ECG andtreat dysrhythmias by generally accepted means. if bradycardia is unresponsive toatropine, consider cardiac pacing. Dialysis and diuresis are not effective in enhancingelimination.