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Poisonous to: Cats, Dogs

Common signs to watch for:

  • Organ failure
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Vertigo
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness

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Although this plant is known for its medicinal properties (anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and diuretic), bloodroot must be treated with caution around animals. The plant contains sanguinarine, which is suspected of being a carcinogen.

Poison type: Plants

Scientific name: sanguinaria canadensis