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Department of Chemistry
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Lowe, Henry I.; Morrison, Errol Y.; Campbell-Grizzle, E.; Magnus, Kenneth
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Poisonous plants of Jamaica: Their toxins and treatments
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Kingston, Jamaica
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Pelican Publishers
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2002
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Abstract
This book gives: (i) a brief historical background and defines 'poisonous' as used in the book.; (ii) a general account of the different harmful effects caused by various species of plants; (iii) first aid treatment of poisoning; (iv) a brief account of the effects of various poisons in different organs of the body. Most of the book is taken up with fifty poisonous plants, their description (including pictures), their effects and first aid antidotes. At the end are appendices concerning further sources of information. (AU)....
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