Is Tarragon Poisonous to Cats and Dogs?


The Tarragon is poisonous for both cats and dogs.

Typical symptoms include diarrhea and vomiting.

Tarragon or estragon is a perennial herb used in French cooking. Aside from culinary, it is also cultivated for medicinal purposes. It is widely spread across North America and Eurasia. French tarragon rarely produces flowers or seeds. It is readily reproduced because it has rhizomatous roots that it uses to spread.

Tarragon has a  scientific name of Artemisia dracunculus. It can also be called as Artemisia dracunculus, Herbe Dragon, Petit Dragon, Artemisia glauca,  Armoise cre, French Tarragon, Little Dragon, Herbe au Dragon, and Mugwort.

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