Aconite poisoning

@article{Chan2009AconiteP,
  title={Aconite poisoning},
  author={Thomas Yan Keung Chan},
  journal={Clinical Toxicology},
  year={2009},
  volume={47},
  pages={279 - 285}
}
  • T. Y. Chan
  • Published 1 April 2009
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Clinical Toxicology
Introduction. Aconitine and related alkaloids found in the Aconitum species are highly toxic cardiotoxins and neurotoxins. The wild plant (especially the roots and root tubers) is extremely toxic. Severe aconite poisoning can occur after accidental ingestion of the wild plant or consumption of an herbal decoction made from aconite roots. In traditional Chinese medicine, aconite roots are used only after processing to reduce the toxic alkaloid content. Soaking and boiling during processing or… 
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