Is Jerusalem Oak Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

The Jerusalem Oak is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include anorexia, excessive urination, depression, loss of muscle control, tremors, and vomiting.

The Jerusalem oak is a flowering plant in the genus Dysphania. It is native to the Mediterranean region and naturalized in the United States and Mexico. The plant has a strong scent which can be used as flavoring in cooking.

The scientific name for this plant is Ambrosia mexicana. Additional name for this plant include Ambrosia Mexicana, Feather Geranium, and Jerusalem Oak Gooseleaf.

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