yellow oleander


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Related to yellow oleander: Thevetia peruviana

Thevetia peruviana

(the-vē'shī-ă pĕr-ū-vē-an'ă),
The yellow oleander, potent source of the toxic cardiac glycosides thevetins A and B, neriifolin, and peruvoside, often used for poisoning and suicide in areas of Sri Lanka.
Synonym(s): yellow oleander
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Cardiotoxic Manifestations of Yellow Oleander (Thevetia nerifolia) Poisoning and its Treatment: A Case Report.
Acute yellow oleander (Thevetia peruviana) poisoning: cardiac arrhythmias, electrolyte disturbances, and serum cardiac glycoside concentrations on presentation to hospital.
Yellow Oleander yellow flowers and (Apocynaceae) peculiar fruit Xanthium Ban Okra, Chota Branched herb strumarium L.
Multiple-dose activated charcoal for treatment of yellow oleander poisoning: a single-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.
[20.] Orji O and QE Okafor Toxicological studies on the stem bark, leaf and seed kernel of yellow oleander (Thevetia peruviana).
[21.] Eddleston M, Ariaratnam CA, Sjostrom L, Jayalath S, Rajakanthan K, Rajapakse S, Colbert D, Meyer WP, Perera G, Attapattu S, Kularatne SAM, Sheriff MR and DA Warell Acute yellow oleander poisoning: cardiac arrhythmias, electrolyte disturbances, and serum cardiac glycoside concentrations on presentation to hospital.
Thevetia berries (yellow oleander) are poisonous too and are often used in cases of suicide in the India sub-continent.
Butterflies darted in the yellow oleanders like flying fish.