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The bark and leaves of Nerium oleander (family Apocynaceae), a shrub of the eastern Mediterranean; formerly used as a diuretic and heart tonic.


A poisonous ornamental evergreen shrub, Nerium oleander.

oleander (ōˑ·lē·anˈ·dr),

n Latin names:
Nerium oleander, Nerium odoratum; part used: leaves; uses: diuretic, cardiac conditions, menstrual complaints, laxative, insecticide, abortifacient, parasiticide, anthel-mintic, warts; precautions: abortifacient, pregnancy, lactation, children, cardiac glycosides, toxic. Also called
adelfa, laurier rose, rosa Francesca, rosa laurel, or
rose bay.


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oleander were first noted 4 hours after the consumption and included: vomiting at 100% of the dogs (10/10); sialorrhea at 80% (8/10); nausea, apathy, conjunctiva congestion at 70% (7/10); dehydration 50% (5/10), abdominal pain; tremors 30% (3/10); diarrhea 20% (2/10); and tenesmus at 10% of them (1/10).
In our study the predominant plant involved was yellow oleander (Thevetia peruviana) the toxic components being thevetin, thevetoxin, etc.
oleander was highly effective in inhibiting the growth of Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella spp (Aboud, 2015).
oleander were determined spectrophotometerically (Okwu 2005) by Folin- Ciocalteu method (Jahan et al.
Analysis of variance of irrigation interval and hydrogel rates on percentage of rooted cuttings of Nerium oleander are included in table (1).
Oleander Girl , which was three years in writing, saw considerable research on the Godhra riots and 9/ 11.
Nature lover Reza Khan said nerium oleander which grows in the wet wadi beds of the Hajar mountains is very poisonous and contains toxins like oleandrin and neriine which are cardiac glycosides.
People have died after using twigs of oleander to skewer meat for their BBQ.
Thus, oleander leaf scorch is the result of desiccation from lack of water moving through the plant.
The shrub - an Oleander - had dark green leaves and pale, orange-pink flowers.
COUNTRYSIDE: My goats are in a halfacre lot with several large oleander bushes.