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Plants That Kill


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Table of Contents

Introduction 8 1 Why Some Plants Are Toxic 10 2 Targets In The Body 28 3 Matters Of The Heart 44 4 Breaking The Brain 62 5 More Than A Weakness Of The Knees 90 6 Starting As An Irritation 106 7 Guts Without The Glory 132 8 Organ Failure 154 9 Cell Poisons 176 10 Turning Foes Into Friends 194 Glossary 218 Further Reading 219 Index 220 Acknowledgements And Picture Credits 224

About the Author

Elizabeth A. Dauncey is a freelance plant toxicologist and the author of Poisonous Plants: A Guide for Parents and Childcare Providers. Sonny Larsson is a licensed pharmacist at the Swedish Poisons Information Centre.


"[Plants That Kill] will appeal to everyone interested in plants, from the amateur gardener to the professional botanist."---Barbara Paul Robinson, Wall Street Journal
"Elizabeth Dauncey and Sonny Larsson have provided the world with a book that is detailed and comprehensive in the information it supplies while, at the same time, is a model of simplicity in its outlay and in allowing the reader to find quickly the particular piece of information being sought. It has been a long time since I was as impressed as I am by Plants that Kill."---Ian Lipke, Queensland Reviewers Collective

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