Is Scented Geranium Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Scented Geranium

The Scented Geranium is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include ataxia, diarrhea, depression, hypothermia and muscle weakness.

Scented Geranium is an evergreen perennial, succulents or shrubs that belong to the family Geraniaceae. Linnaeus. They are heat tolerant but they can only tolerate minor frost. They are native to temperate and tropical regions of the world, with many species in southern Africa.

The scientific name for this plant is Pelargonium sp.. Additional name for this plant include Geraniums, Old Fashion Rose Geranium, Rose Geranium, Rose-Scent Geranium and Sweet Scented Geranium.

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