Is Lemon Grass Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Lemon Grass

The Lemon Grass is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include stomach upset, chronic cystitis, hind leg weakness, and urine leakage.

Lemon grass, commonly known as West Indian lemon grass, is a tropical plant native to Maritime Southeast Asia and introduced to many tropical regions.

The scientific name for this plant is Cymbopogon citratus. Additional names for this plant include Barbed Wire Grass, Cochin Grass, Malabar Grass, Oily Heads, Oil Grass, and Silky Heads.

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