craze phytotherapy as the one of the safe and effective treatments is inevitably accompanied by some of the negative consequences, which, however, are possible even with the use of tea and sugar.The most dangerous is the massive and all sorts of toxic effects on plants cheloveka.Kak paradoxically, the high toxicity of many plants confirms the unlimited possibilities of herbal medicine and pharmacology direct evidence of the presence of potent compounds in plants.The centuries-old practice has shown that it is potent substances, poisons are most effective in the treatment of diseases, including severe.Of course, one should not forget also one of the most important rules of pharmacology: the same substance may be, depending on the dose and mode of application of a drug or poison.Toxicity of individual plants is very different effects on humans and various animal species.People involved in the collection and harvesting of medicinal plants, Naturopaths, it is useful to know about the most common plants that
Poisonous take considered those plants that produce toxic substances (phytotoxins), even in small quantities cause death and damage in humans and animals.
most common poisoning when taking into plants (through the mouth) occurring as food (nutritional).Especially often they have children eating an attractive fruit, roots.Often poisoning occur with an overdose of medicinal plants (lily of the valley, foxglove, Adonis, valerian, hellebore, lemongrass, ginseng, belladonna, aconite, fern male, ergot, etc.).
also possible poisoning by inhalation of volatile excretions (remote) rosemary, yasentsa, conifers, rhododendron, Araceae.
Quite often occur contact damage to the skin and mucous flowing on the type of severe allergic reactions.These dangerous plants-zhguchkam include nettle, cow parsnip, fraxinella, euphorbias, mustard, hemlock, black cohosh, wolf bast, tox, rue, wild cucumber, fifth, some primrose.
Production poisoning people respiratory contact with nature is possible the cultivation, harvesting and processing of vegetable raw materials (tobacco, deadly nightshade, hellebore, buttercup, red pepper, celandine, etc..).When processing and chemical processing of wood are also possible poisoning (all conifers, tox, oak, beech, alder, horse chestnut, black locust, euonymus).Cabinetmakers known occupational disease associated with the manufacture of a facing veneer of yew.
Sometimes poisoning plant products associated with the ingestion of honey contaminated with poisonous pollen (rhododendron, laurel, wolf bast, hellebore, buttercup, henbane, datura, belladonna, tobacco, Abraham, crow eyes, chickweed zlakovidnaya) andmilk and meat animals after eating toxic plants (buttercup, ephedra, tisc, stevia, poppy, crocus, cottonseed meal - milk poisoning hellebore, galeopsis, aconite - meat poisoning).
been cases of poisoning by berries, blueberries, which condense toxic essential isolation of wild rosemary (co-habitat).
Respiratory (remote) poisoning can occur with prolonged exposure to the surrounding bush (or flowers) strong colors (magnolias, lilies, rhododendrons, poppies, lupine, wild cherry, tuberose, etc..).They are accompanied by dyspnea, headache and dizziness, sneezing, coughing, watery eyes, runny nose, general malaise (up to loss of consciousness - prolonged contact).
Some toxins have a cumulative effect, gradually accumulate in the body after repeated eating poisonous plants for a long time.Similar effects have toxins ephedra, bracken, galeopsis, foxglove, svinushki thin and others.
First aid for plant poisoning
In establishing the fact of poisoning carried out as soon as possible the removal of the contents of the gastrointestinal tract (copious lavage, administration of laxatives), followed by a receptioninside absorbent (activated charcoal), precipitating (tannins), oxidizing (potassium permanganate) neutralizing (soda, sour drink) and envelop (mucus starch, egg white, milk) substances.In some cases, general measures may be contraindicated.In addition, undigested residues necessary to determine the cause of poisoning.Further held antidote and symptomatic therapy, detoxification.