Are Avocado Pits Poisonous?

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Avocado pits are not poisonous to humans. The pits are often used to produce avocado oil and are blended and eaten by some raw food enthusiasts. However, avocado pits are poisonous to a large number of animals, including dogs and cats.
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The bark, twigs, leaves of the avocado tree, and the skin and pit of the avocado fruit contain a toxin called persin. The fruit of the avocado may absorb some of this toxin from the
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