Is Spanish Thyme Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?

Spanish Thyme

The Spanish Thyme is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include anorexia, bloody excessive drinking and urinating, diarrhea, diarrhea, depression, difficulty breathing, and vomiting.

The Spanish Thyme is a semi-succulent perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae with a pungent oregano-like flavor and odor. This plant is native to Southern and Eastern Africa and widely cultivated and naturalized elsewhere in the tropics where it is used as a traditional medicine, spice, and ornamental plant.

The scientific name for this plant is Coleus ampoinicus. Additional names for this plant include Bread And Butter Plant, Coleus, Country Boarage, Cuban Oregano, East Indian Thyme, Indian Borage, Spanish Oregano, and Stinging Thyme.

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