Is Marjoram Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Marjoram is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include diarrhea, salivation and vomiting.

Marjoram is a cold-sensitive perennial herb or undershrub in the family Lamiaceae. It has smooth petioled ovate leaves with obtuse apex and smooth texture due to the presence of hairs . They are commonly cultivated for its aromatic leaves for culinary purposes.

The scientific name for this plant is Origanum majorana. Additional name for this plant include Knotted Marjoram, Pot Marjoram, Sweet Marjoram and Wild Marjoram.

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