Plants by common name

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Common Name: Horsetail
Scientific Name: Equisetum hyemale
Common Family Name: Horsetail family
Scientific Family Name:Equisetaceae
Main toxic Principle:   Thiaminase
Clinical Signs:   Thiamine deficiency in horses resulting in neuronal damage and signs of wasting, incoordination, posterior paralysis, inability to rise, muscle rigidity and convulsive seizures
Common Name: Henbane
Scientific Name: Hyoscyamus niger
Common Family Name: Nightshade family
Scientific Family Name:Solanaceae
Main toxic Principle:   L-hyoscyamine, hyoscine(scopolamine)
Clinical Signs:   Mydriasis, tachycardia, dry mouth, hallucination, excitation
Common Name: Hellebore, Christmas rose
Scientific Name: Helleborus spp.
Common Family Name: Buttercup family
Scientific Family Name:Ranunculaceae
Main toxic Principle:   Protoanemonin glycoside
Clinical Signs:   Severe irritation of the GI mucosa and skin
Common Name: Hyacinth
Scientific Name: Hyacinthus orientalis
Common Family Name: Hyacinth family
Scientific Family Name:Hyacinathaceae
Main toxic Principle:   Lycorine alkaloids in bulbs
Clinical Signs:   Vomiting
Common Name: Holly
Scientific Name: Ilex spp.
Common Family Name: Holly family
Scientific Family Name:Aquifoliaceae
Main toxic Principle:   Triterpenoid saponins, hemolytic saponin, tannin, caffeine, theobromine, cardiotoxic
Clinical Signs:   Mainly GI signs including salivation, vomiting, colic, and diarrhea