Is Roman Chamomile Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Roman Chamomile Plant

The Roman Chamomile Plant is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

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

Roman Chamomile is a low perennial plant found in gardens and dry fields.  It has daisy-like white flowers and procumbent stems.  It is a popular herbal product known as chamomile. Aside from its medicinal use, Roman chamomile is also used  in herbal teas, perfumes, cosmetic and to flavor foods.

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, Ground-apple, Manzanilla, Perennial Chamomile, True Chamomile, Turkey-Weed and Yellow Chamomile.

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