According to the Mayo Clinic, poinsettia plants are less toxic than once believed. In most cases, poinsettia exposure causes only discomfort, including:
No, poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are not poisonous.
Specifically, poinsettias have an irritating milky sap that flows when the plant is bruised. The sap contains latex, to which some people are allergic. It therefore is possible to have an allergic, but not fatal, reaction to poinsettias. Severe reactions include upset stomachs and diarrhea.
No, poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are not poisonous to caterpillars.Specifically, poinsettias are host plants to the Ello Sphinx moth (Erinnyis ello) caterpillar. The bright red colors that its modified leaves sport in December warn nature that it contains an irritating or poisonous substance within its body parts. Poinsettias are members of the Spurge family (Euphorbiaceae) of plants. Some spurge members are poisonous, others not. Poinsettias number among the family's irritating, non-poisonous members.
Yes, poinsettias are poisonous to cats.
Yes, poinsettias are poisionous
Not really, no, unless your rabbit munched its way through a LOT of plants. Poinsettias being poisonous to pets and kids is a fairly old urban myth.
yes they are of coarse
Irritating rather than poisonous describes the general interaction between animals and poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima).Specifically, the natural colors of poinsettias are green leaves, green and red bracts, and yellow flowers. Shades of orange and red tend to warn the rest of nature that the plant in question is irritating or poisonous. In the case of poinsettias, it is a question of a stomach irritant that may lead to vomiting or diarrhea.
The sap can be poisonous, it can also be used by indigenous peoples as a medicine.
No, it is doubtful that a raccoon would eat a poinsettia which can be poisonous.
Per the ASPCA poinsettias are not poisonous as we have often been led to believe. The ASPCA has found that it causes upset stomach and that seems to be the extent of it. http://thoughtsfurpaws.com/dogs/fact-or-fiction-are-poinsettias-poisonous/
Poinsettia plants are poisonous to animals and can kill a dog within a day's time.
Yes, holly is poisonous to cats. It gives them intestinal problems or causes throwing up. Do not feed your pets holly. (Poinsettias are also toxic.)