Questions: What is the mechanism by which this flower’s chemicals exert effects on the heart?
What ECG findings do you see with poisoning from this plant and similar chemicals?
Are there any animals that produce the toxins seen from this plant?
Dr. Hack (Oleander Photography) is an emergency physician and medical toxicologist who enjoys taking photographs of beautiful toxic, medicinal, and benign flowers that he stumbles upon or grows in his garden. Contact him at ToxInRI@gmail.com.