Cover Image


View/Hide Left Panel

Roitman JN. 1981. Comfrey and liver damage. Lancet 1:944.

Samenuk D, Link MS, Homoud MK, Contreras R, Theohardes TC, Wang PJ, Estes NAM III. 2002. Adverse cardiovascular events temporally associated with ma huang, an herbal source of ephedrine. Mayo Clin Proc 77:12–16.

Schmidt TJ, Schmidt HM, Muller E, Peters W, Fronczek FR, Truesdale A, Fischer NH. 1998. New sesquiterpene lactones from Illicium floridantum. J Nat Prod 61:230–236.

Seawright AE, Hegarty MP, Keeler RF, James LF, eds. 1985. Plant Toxicology. Brisbane, Australia: Queensland Poisonous Plants Committee.

Seligman PJ, Mathias CG, O’Malley MA, Beier RC, Fehrs LJ, Serrill WS, Halperin WE. 1987. Phytophotodermatitis from celery among grocery store workers. Arch Dermatol 123:1478–1482.

Shapiro TA, Fahey JW, Wade KL, Stephenson KK, Talalay P. 1998. Human metabolism and excretion of cancer chemoprotective glucosinolates and isothiocyanates of cruciferous vegetables. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7:1091–1100.

Skalli S, David JM, Benkirane R, Zaid A, Soulaymani R. 2002. Acute intoxication by Redoul (Coriaria myrtifolia L.). Three observations. Presse Med 31:1554–1556.

Smith BL, Seawright AA. 1995. Bracken fern (Pteridium spp.) carcinogenicity and human health—A brief review. Nat Toxins 3:1–5.

Stickel F, Seitz HK. 2000. The efficacy and safety of comfrey. Public Health Nutr 3:501–508.

Stillman AS, Huxtable R, Consroe P, Kohnen P, Smith S. 1977. Hepatic veno-occlusive disease due to pyrrolizidine (Senecio) poisoning in Arizona. Gastroenterology 73:349–352.

Stoewsand GS. 1995. Bioactive organosulfur phytochemicals in Brassica oleracea vegetables—A review. Food Chem Toxicol 33:537–543.

Tanaka K, Miller EM, Isselbacher KJ. 1971. Hypoglycin A: A specific inhibitor of isovaleryl CoA dehydrogenase. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 68:20–24.

Temma K, Akera T, Ng YC. 1986. Effects of inotropic agents on isolated guinea pig heart under conditions that modify calcium pools involved in contractile activation. Can J Physiol Pharmacol 64:947–953.

Violon C. 1997. Belgian (Chinese herb) nephropathy: Why? J Pharm Belg 74:11–36.

Wei H, Zeng FJ, Lu, MY, Tang RJ. 1998. Studies on chemical constituents from the root of Coriaria nepalensis wall (Coriaria sinica). Yao Xue Xue Bao 33:688–692.


ARS (Agricultural Research Service). 2003. Poisonous Plant Research Laboratory. Online. U.S. Department of Agriculture. Available at Accessed July 8, 2003.

Chang HM, But PPH, eds. 1986. Pharmacology and Applications of Chinese Materia Medica. Vol. 1. Philadelphia, PA: World Scientific.

Chang HM, But PPH, eds. 1987. Pharmacology and Applications of Chinese Materia Medica. Vol. 2. Singapore: World Scientific.

Cornell University. 2002. Poisonous Plants Informational Database. Online. Available at Accessed July 8, 2003.

Lampe K, McCann MA. 1985. American Medical Association’s Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants. Chicago: American Medical Association.

Leikin JB, Paloucek FP. 1998. Poisoning and Toxicology Compendium with Symptoms Index. Washington, DC: Lexi-Comp Inc., Ohio and American Pharmaceutical Association.

Lemmens RHMJ, Bunyapraphatsara N, eds. 2003. Plant Resources of South-East Asia. Medicinal and Poisonous Plants. 3. Leiden, The Netherlands: Backhuys Publishers.

Watt JM, Breyer-Brandwijk MG. 1962. The Medicinal and Poisonous Plants of Southern and Eastern Africa. 2nd ed. Edinburgh, Scotland: E&S Livingstone.

The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement