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Baby’s Breath


Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs

Level of toxicity: Generally mild

Common signs to watch for:

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Anorexia
  • Lethargy
  • Depression

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Baby’s Breath and other Gypsophila species plants contain gyposenin, a saponin, which may cause irritation to the gastrointestinal tract following ingestion.

Poison type: Plants

Scientific name: Gypsophila paniculata

Alternate names: Common baby's breath, maiden's breath, white baby's breath