Preliminary Observations on Experimental Ruta graveolens Toxicosis in Nubian Goats


We present the first reported study of Ruta graveolens toxicity in 7–8-month-old Nubian goats. Oral administration of 5 g/kg bw per day of R. graveolens leaves caused tremor, dyspnoea, frequent urination, incoordination of movement, ataxia and recumbency, with death after 1–7 days. In goats receiving oral doses of 1 g/kg bw per day of the leaves, the course… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1015667616944


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