The jade plant is poisonous to dogs and cats and marginally toxic to humans. For humans, the jade plant is considered to be minor in toxicity. If eaten, it may cause diarrhea or an upset stomach. Know More
If it is suspected that a child or adult has ingested jade, call the local poison control center.
If a pet accidentally ingests any part of this plant, seek medical attention from a veterinarian or emergency animal hospital immediately. Animals may exhibit symptoms such as vomiting, acting lethargic, loss of appetite, slow heart rate and a lack of muscle coordination.
This plant has thick branches of shiny, short leaves that are deep green or yellow-green in color. It is also known as the Chinese rubber plant, baby jade, money tree and Japanese rubber plant.Learn More
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Wild onions contain a compound called N-propyl disulfide, which is a mild irritant in humans but is very toxic to pets and farm animals. Humans are much more resistant to N-propyl disulfide, but caution should still be used when foraging for plants, as some poisonous lilies resemble wild onion bulbs.Full Answer >
The jade plant is toxic to both cats and dogs. Veterinarians recommend that pet owners do not keep this plant inside their homes.Full Answer >
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