Is Ground Apple Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Ground Apple

The Ground Apple is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include allergic reactions, anorexia, contact dermatitis, diarrhea and vomiting.

Ground apple is commonly known as chamomile and has daisy-like white flowers and procumbent stems. It is a perennial plant cultivated in North America, Argentina and in Europe. It is used for medicinal purposes in Europe during the middle ages. It can also be applied directly to the skin for pain and swelling.

The scientific name for this plant is Anthemis nobilis. Additional name for this plant include Barnyard Daisy, Camphor Plant, Corn Feverfew, Dryer’s Chamomile, English Chamomile, Garden Chamomile, Ground-apple, Manzanilla, Perennial Chamomile, Roman Chamomile, True Chamomile, Turkey-Weed and Yellow Chamomile.

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