Poison Sentence Examples
Jonny was safe, even if she hadn't been able to wipe away all traces of the poison in his blood.
He dies by poison soon afterwards.
I didn't even see any poison ivy today.
Its words are poison but its magic protects my city.
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Are you sure it's poison ivy?
The roots of Aconitum ferox supply the famous Indian (Nepal) poison called bikh, bish or nabee.
That's not poison ivy.
Desault died suddenly, not without suspicion of poison, on the 1st of June, and it was some days before doctors Pelletan and Dumangin were called.
He continued his intrigues against the English government, and in 1598 he was charged with complicity in a plot to poison Queen Elizabeth.Advertisement
Partly on account of his inability to share in the amusements of his fellows by reason of a deformity due to vaccine poisoning before he was five (the poison permanently arresting the growth and development of his legs), he was an eager student, and in 1814 he graduated at the College of South Carolina with the highest rank in his class and with a reputation throughout the state for scholarship and eloquence.
But put an extra condiment into your dish, and it will poison you.
There is as much secrecy about the cooking as if he had a design to poison you.
Hausmann in 1813, alludes to the arsenic and iron present (cfipµ.aKov, poison, and aLo pos, iron).
There followed a long conflict, with alternations of success and defeat, which was not terminated till the death of the prince of Viana, perhaps by poison given him by his stepmother, in 1461.Advertisement
The bite, for example, of large species of the family Aviculariidae, sometimes called Mygales, and sometimes, but erroneously, known as tarantulas, species which have fangs half an inch long and as sharp as needles and a considerable quantity of poison, may be very painful, though seldom serious provided the health of the patient be good.
Probably all of them secrete an active poison by the aid of their glands, but the effects of these substances are not readily perceptible.
Altogether colchicum is a puzzle, and will remain so until the efficient poison of gout is isolated and defined.
The primary function of this poison is to kill the prey upon which they feed, its action being very rapid upon insects.
The occurrence was of course attributed to poison, although quite without foundation, being merely due to malaria, at that time very prevalent in Rome.Advertisement
Accused of attempting to poison the king of France and other prominent persons, and of other crimes, his French estates were seized by order of Charles V., and soon afterwards Navarre was invaded by the Castilians.
It contains considerable quantities of the alkaloid pseudaconitine, which is the most deadly poison known.
It is an extremely powerful poison.
After two clumsy attempts had been made to poison him at Perez's table, he was killed by bravos on the night of Easter Monday, the 31st of March 1578.
Like all the precious stones, the diamond was credited with many marvellous virtues; among others the power of averting insanity, and of rendering poison harmless; and in the middle ' Diamonds are invariably weighed in carats and in z, 4, a, 1, s, of a carat.Advertisement
Blackstone (1723-1780), to be sure, a hundred years later, says that, "if a woman is quick with child, and by poison or otherwise killeth it in her womb, or if any one beat her, whereby the child dieth in her body, and she is delivered of a dead child, this, though not murder, was, by the ancient law, homicide or manslaughter."
The English law on the subject is now governed by the Offences against the Person Act 1861, which makes the attempting to cause miscarriage by administering poison or other noxious thing, or unlawfully using any instrument equally a felony, whether the woman be, or be not, with child.
If a woman administers to herself any poison or other noxious thing, or unlawfully uses any instrument or other means to procure her own miscarriage, she is guilty of felony.
In large quantities it is a poison, but in smaller quantities it acts as a stimulant.
It is a striking example of the way in which such legends grow, that it is only the latest of these authorities, Hsiian Tsang, who says that, though ostensibly approaching the Buddha with a view to reconciliation, Devadatta had concealed poison in his nail with the object of murdering the Buddha.
Having removed Drusus (the son of Tiberius) by poison, he persuaded the emperor to retire to the island of Capreae.
His death was variously ascribed "to despair, to poison, and to the divine justice."
After some successes, the pretender was ultimately cornered at the castle of Sanam near Kish, and took poison together with all the members of his family.
The unfortunate man was brought by the caliph himself to Bagdad, and there died, apparently by poison.
He died six months after, by poison, it is said.
The day after Barkiyaroq's triumphant entry into Bagdad, Muharram 487 (February 1094), he died suddenly, apparently by poison.
He carried poison with him, but never used it.
With the king's full cognisance, accordingly, Perez, after several unsuccessful attempts to poison Escovedo, succeeded in procuring his assassination in a street of Madrid on the 31st of March 1578.
In fact dissemination seems to have taken place, as usual, by the conversion of one house after another into a focus of disease, a process favoured by the fatal custom of shutting up infected houses with all their inmates, which was not only almost equivalent to a sentence of death on all therein, but caused a dangerous concentration of the poison.
How the poison passes from one person to another is less clear.
It is therefore easily intelligible that they may play an important part in multiplying and fixing the poison on a locality.
In the former the poison clearly fastens on the locality, and gradually increases its hold.
Now the poison is contained, as we have already seen, in the discharges from patients, and in such infected localities the standing conditions and the habits of the people combine to retain the discharges on the premises.
The floors, mostly of mud covered with dung, are fouled with spittle, vomit, and urine, and, being seldom or never cleaned out, foster a gradual accumulation of poison, to which infected rats and the concealment of illness contribute.
The urine is nevertheless small in amount and contains albumen and blood owing to the local inflammation produced in the kidney by the passage of the poison through that organ.
The treatment is far from satisfactory, and consists in keeping up the strength and diluting the poison in the blood and in the urine by the administration of bland fluids, such as soda-water, milk and plain water, in quantities as large as possible.
In 62 Burrus died, it was said by poison, and Seneca retired from the unequal contest.
Sir George Wakeman, the queen's physician, was accused of purposing to poison the king, and the queen was named as being concerned in the plot.
Karl Schwarz happily remarks that, as the English apologists of the 18th century were themselves infected with the poison of the deists whom they end eavoured to refute, so Tholuck absorbed some of the heresies of the rationalists whom he tried to overthrow.
That which is taboo, for instance, the person of the king, or woman's blood, is poison or medicine according as it is manipulated, being inherently just n potentiality for wonder-working in any direction.
Her sudden death from dysentery, shortly after the birth of her fourth child, was accordingly attributed to poison.
There appears to be little doubt that the active principle in this beverage is a poison of an alkaloidal nature.
This prince, who had slain an elder brother, died by poison (1485), after a reign of seven years.
Although this result is best obtained when the venom and serum are mixed in a glass before injection, yet if they be injected at the same time in different parts of the body the animal will still be protected and the poison will not produce its usual deadly results.
At the same time it produces a poison which causes inflammation of the nerves, leading to paralysis, which sometimes proves fatal.
Eusebius quotes from him the resurrection of a dead person 4 in the experience of "Philip the Apostle" - who had resided in Hierapolis, and from whose daughters Papias derived the story - and also the drinking of poison ("when put to the test by the unbelievers," says Philip of Side, by "Justus, surnamed Barsabbas") without ill effect.'
Immunity, however, probably results from certain substances introduced into the system during the disease rather than from the disease itself; for by properly adjusted doses of the poison (in the widest sense), immunity may result without any symptoms of the disease occurring.
In large doses it is a poison causing giddiness, deafness, salivation, sweating and convulsions.
The same may be said of the numerous silly stories told of his life, such as that of his procuring a free passage to Paris by inscribing packets "Poison for the king," and so forth.
The duke of Calabria, after repeated misfortunes in Italy, was offered the crown of Aragon in 1467, but died, apparently by poison, at Barcelona on the 16th of December 1470; the duke's eldest son Nicholas perished in 1473, also under suspicion of poisoning; Rene's daughter Margaret was a refugee from England, her son Prince Edward was murdered in 1471, and she herself became a prisoner, to be rescued by Louis XI.
Taken in large doses nitrate of silver is a powerful poison, causing violent abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhoea with the development of gastro-enteritis.
The treatment consists in the use of solutions of common salt, followed by copious draughts of milk or white of egg and water or soap in water, in order to dilute the poison and protect the mucous membranes of the oesophagus and stomach from its action.
But at this juncture Germanicus was suddenly attacked at Epidaphne near Antioch by a violent illness, which he himself and his friends attributed to poison administered by Plancina, the wife of Piso, at the instigation of Tiberius.
Boadicea took poison; thousands of Britons fell in the fight or were hunted down in the ensuing guerrilla.
The personal fascinations of Cleopatra induced him to undertake a war on her behalf, in which Ptolemy lost his life, and she was replaced on the throne in conjunction with a younger brother, of whom, however, she soon rid herself by poison.
Two years later Jacoba, with Humphrey, invaded Holland, where she was now opposed by her former husband, John of Brabant, John of Bavaria having died of poison.
The important thing is to prevent the absorption of the poison, so emetics and purgatives should be given at once.
Like all spiders, the tarantula possesses poison glands in its jaws, but there is not a particle of trustworthy evidence that the secretion of these glands is more virulent than that of other spiders of the same size, and the medieval belief that the bite of the spider gave rise to tarantism has long been abandoned.
The crime has, however, never been proved, though a Milanese physician, who performed the task of dissecting the corpse of Peter Philarges, seems to have thought that he found traces of poison.
It has a sharp burning taste and a penetrating smell, and acts as a violent poison.
He endeavoured to poison Tiberius's mind against him, seduced Drusus's wife and persuaded her to assist him in murdering her husband.
Her physician Eudemus prepared and the eunuch Lygdus administered a slow poison, from the effects of which Drusus died after a lingering illness.
In 183 he undertook an embassy to Prusias, king of Bithynia, to induce him to deliver up Hannibal, who forestalled his fate by taking poison.
The dysentery poison appears to exert its effects upon the glandular structures of the large intestine, particularly in its lower part.
In acute mania it acts like hyoscyamine in producing sleep. In large doses stramonium is a narcotic poison producing the wellmarked stages of exaltation of function, diminution of functional activity, and later loss of function, sinking into coma and paralysis.
At the time poison was suspected, but documentary evidence has proved the suspicion to be unfounded.
By this time Demosthenes felt that the poison which he had sucked from the pen was beginning to work.
The chief of these was the celebrated tangena poison ordeal, in which there was implicit belief, and by which, until its prohibition by an article in the AngloMalagasy treaty of 1865, thousands of persons perished every year.
In acute poisoning the interval between the reception of the poison and the onset of symptoms ranges from ten minutes, or even less, if a strong solution be taken on an empty stomach, to twelve or more hours if the drug be taken in solid form and the stomach be full of food.
The similarity of the symptoms to those of cholera is very marked, but if the suspicion arises it can soon be cleared up by examining any of the secretions for arsenic. More rarely the poison seems to centre itself on the nerve centres, and gastro-intestinal symptoms may be almost or quite absent.
Wamba (672680) is credited with an attempt to reform the state, but he was tonsured while unconscious from illness or poison, and disappeared into a religious house.
This was finally achieved, after a hideous story of fratricidal hatred and murder by poison, by Peter IV.
Jovellanos was compelled in August to retire on account of ill healththe result, it was rumouredof attempts on the part of his opponents to poison him.
The prospect drove him insane, and he attempted suicide; he purchased poison, he placed a penknife at his heart, but hesitated to apply either measure of self-destruction.
His health, always delicate, had been further weakened, according to popular report, by a slow poison prepared for him by the king of Navarre.
It possesses a somewhat pleasant vinous odour and a burning aromatic taste; it is a highly acrid poison.
The explanation generally given is that the nerve and other cells become accustomed to the drug, so that they cease to react, or that an antitoxin is formed which antagonizes the poison, or that the poison is rapidly destroyed in the body.
Tolerance is therefore analogous to, but not identical with, the immunity which takes place with the toxins of infectious diseases and snake poison.
When taken by the mouth phosphorus is an irritant poison in large doses; in small doses the only effects noticeable consist in an increased formation of bony and connective tissue, although it is also supposed to exert a gently stimulating effect upon the nervous system.
Apomorphine is essentially a muscle poison, but owing to the fact that minute 'doses stimulate the vomiting centre and cause emesis before any other symptoms are observable, its emetic action is the most prominent effect in man.
Hydrocyanic acid is a general protoplasmic poison, all the lower organisms being very susceptible to its action, while in the higher animals it speedily depresses or paralyses all forms of nerve tissue.
Every one declared that she died by poison administered by her husband.
Towards the end of the same year Isotta died also, apparently of a slow fever, but really, it was believed, by poison.
His arm was wounded, and something akin to poison ran in his blood.
Some strange poison ran through the Black God's body.
I find somewhat ironic the current outcry about the use of poison gas by Iraq from states which did nothing at the time.
Further, fibrillar amyloid has been shown to poison neurones, at least in the laboratory.
And I will strike down upon thee with great vengeance and furious anger those who attempt to poison and destroy my brothers.
Charges dropped against man who gave poison antidote to rats.
Where tetanus has become established, antibodies are used to work against the poison (known as tetanus antitoxins ).
For many centuries, South Americans had killed their victims with poison arrows that paralyzed muscles.
All in a Days Work Placing poison bait in the sewer system to eradicate rodents.
Sensitive patients challenged with an extract of poison ivy orally developed degranulation of circulating basophils within an hour (Shelley & Resnik 1965 ).
Background on Ricin Ricin is a poison that can be made from the waste (mash) left over from processing castor beans.
No, it's sort of like a poison chalice.
It has only small chelicera (' jaws ') but with a very potent poison.
Welcome to Herbal Fusion - Botox is made from ' botulinum toxin ', a poison produced by the bacterium clostridium botulinum.
General characteristics The blue poison dart frog ranges from light powder blue to deep cobalt in color.
Mercury is the only cumulative vaporizing poison permanently implanted in the human body.
Hunters tipped their darts with a potent plant poison called curare or with poison from certain species of frogs.
The majority of them are stunned by divers who use cyanide to poison the waters around them.
Strong Poison When Mystery writer Harriet Vane is accused of the murder of her lover, the evidence seems pretty damning.
These small brown frogs are related to the brightly colored poison dart frogs.
This poison fang is supplied with venom from a gland in the head.
Arrow poison frogs pursue the most devoted of family lives high in the boughs.
Slimy Creatures Discover how snails get around, how poison arrow frogs protect themselves and how amphibians breathe.
He said " for someone who's just been pumped full of poison, you're looking really well " .
Poison disk and poison plate methods were used to assess the sensitivity of a range of contact fungicides.
A platform which stands a few feet above napalm, torture, exploitation, poison gas, nuclear bombs, the works.
He had the choice of fleeing Athens or drinking the hemlock - but he didn't get a choice of what poison to drink.
It also includes poisonous species such a poison hemlock, water hemlock and fools parsley.
In addition, wild carrot leaves have small hairs on them, while the leaves of poison hemlock are smooth.
A little further on, the dominance of poison became inescapable on the garden " care " shelves.
This is even worse than the poison ivy you once had under a cast.
Lots of stinging nematocysts, full of venom, implant into your skin and pump in the poison.
They were, however, prohibited from engaging in the poison ordeal, enslavement or brutal punishment.
A vote to uphold the poison pill would help protect the Murdoch family from any threats to their long-term control.
The vet checked Sioux's liver and shocked me stating she had ingested poison!
If you suspect someone has swallowed a poison or an overdose of drugs and they appear to be unconscious, try to rouse them.
These glands secrete a weak poison which may deter some predators.
Their fangs are for injecting poison into the prey.
He was told to use Black Leaf 40 (a deadly poison) to kill Castro.
You will always have to consume a cumulative poison every time you drink a glass of water or a cup of tea.
We've decided to leave rat poison out instead of bananas in future.
His examples will run from bee-keepers and pigeon-fanciers to those anxious and willing to use poison gas, the period weapon of mass destruction.
To impregnate (the air, or something to be eaten, etc.) with poison; to render poisonous.
More News Corporation Media giant adopts poison pill News Corporation completed its re-incorporation from Australia to the US last month.
How you could be exposed to ricin It would take a deliberate act to make ricin and use it to poison people.
There is now word that someone tried to send a letter to the White House laced with the lethal poison ricin.
The umbrella had been rigged to inject a poison ricin pellet under Markov's skin.
This poison is then consumed by the scavengers - and they too die.
This limited edition release comes complete with ' poison ' green artwork, plus an embossed slipcase with the band's logo in silver.
I for one am glad that my Easter faith does not depend on handling deadly snakes or drinking poison.
There's not enough space on a LSD blotter to contain enough strychnine to poison you.
Now that the poison strychnine is to be banned for use by licensed trappers the problem will be even greater.
The potential danger of these creatures should not be underestimated for their poison is 75% the strength of cobra venom, .
The sacred college had grown especially worldly and troublesome since the time of Sixtus IV., and Leo took advantage of a plot of several of its members to poison him, not only to inflict exemplary punishments by executing one and imprisoning several others, but also to make a radical change in the college.
Many points in the development and mechanism of the nematocyst are disputed, but it is tolerably certain (I) that the cnidocil is of sensory nature, and that stimulation, by contact with prey or in other ways, causes a reflex discharge of the nematocyst; (2) that the discharge is an explosive change whereby the in-turned thread is suddenly everted and turned inside out, being thus shot through the opening in the outer wall of the capsule, and forced violently into the tissues of the prey, or, it may be, of an enemy; (3) that the thread inflicts not merely a mechanical wound, but instils an irritant poison, numbing and paralysing in its action.
His writings also were ransacked for matter of accusation against him, "a committee of Scotch spiders being appointed to see if they can gather or make poison out of them."
Thus the poison of various insects induces in plants the cellular new formation known as a gall-nut; a foreign body implanted in a limb may become encysted in a capsule of fibrous tissue; septic matter introduced into the abdomen will cause proliferation of the lining endo(epi)thelium; and placing an animal (salamander, Galeotti) in an ambient medium at a higher temperature than that to which it is accustomed naturally, increases the rapidity of celldivision of its epithelium with augmentation of the number of karyokinetic figures.
The wild dance, called tarantella, was supposed, by causing perspiration, to drive out the poison of the bite.
Upon his death in 465 - said to be due to the poison of Ricimer - this emperor-maker ruled the West for eighteen months without an emperor, and then accepted Leo's candidate Anthemius, diplomatically married his daughter, and for some time lived in peace with him.
Thus it would be advisable to use the physiological antidote only when the dose of the poison - assuming estimation to be possible - was known to be comparatively small.
Being a witch, she knew Theseus before his father did, and tried to persuade Aegeus to poison his son; but Aegeus recognized him by his sword and took him to his arms. Theseus was now declared heir to the throne, and the Pallantids, 2 who had hoped to succeed to the childless king, conspired against Theseus, but he crushed the conspiracy.
Hadi, indignant at the fact that she was generally regarded as the real source of authority, had attempted to poison her, and Khaizoran, hoping to find a more submissive instrument of her will in her second and favourite son, caused Hadi to be smothered with cushions by two young slaves whom she had presented to him.
Janeway of New Brunswick published his Antidote to the Poison of Popery in the Writings and Conduct of Professors Nevin and Schaff.
I only hope it wasn't poison.
A small amount of the material recovered from the Wood Green premises has tested positive for the presence of ricin poison.
The umbrella had been rigged to inject a poison ricin pellet under Markov 's skin.
Each ruddy duck you shoot or poison is a real death.
This limited edition release comes complete with ' poison ' green artwork, plus an embossed slipcase with the band 's logo in silver.
I could put on a show of force - Order volcanoes to spew out poison, Have tectonic plates tear them to shreds.
Instead of breathing fire it spat venom or spewed poison gas.
There 's not enough space on a LSD blotter to contain enough strychnine to poison you.
Post a list of emergency numbers, such as the Poison Control Hotline at 1-800-222-1222, your local fire and police departments, your child's pediatrician, and of course 911.
If your child swallows a battery, call poison control at 800-222-1222 right away.
Include the National Poison Hotline (1-800-222-1222), Police, Pediatrician, Dentist, Family Doctor and Fire Department.
Keep phone numbers on hand for your veterinarian, local emergency clinic, and the ASPCA Poison Control Center.
Is it possible he got into antifreeze or mouse poison?
Or, if they put out poison, and the cat eats the mouse, the cat can be poisoned.
Never leave out rat poison or other toxic substances.
This might seem like common sense, but even something as innocent as ant poison can create issues with a curious kitten.
This chemical is highly toxic to cats and can be fatal, warns the ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center.
The Animal Poison Control Center provides an informative resource for animal poison-related emergencies.
So not only do they not clog up landfills and animal habitats, they don't poison their surroundings as they decompose either.
Hydrocarbons from petroleum fuels, ammonia, chemical solvents, herbicides and insecticides can change water chemistry as well as poison plants and animals.
Plastic pellets floating in seawater can also choke and poison sea life.
Ichthammol salve draws out the spider poison.
Watch out for poison ivy and other poisonous plants that may grow among berry plants.
Whether you suffer from arthritis, backache, migraines, sore muscles, hives, poison ivy or sports related pain, Hyland's offer many products that will make you feel like yourself again.
Camouflage Chi depleting "poison arrows" - Poison arrows can be sharp corners on furniture or empty corners in a room.
Contact your local poison control center immediately if you suspect a case of accidental indigestion.
If you suspect a case of accidental indigestion, contact your local poison control center.
A "pal" of the band reportedly told OK! magazine the Fall Out Boy's Grammy pass-over was due to Wentz's relationship with Simpson, stating that the band believes that "everything Ashlee touches is poison."
She made a few forgettable films like 1992's Poison Ivy and the made-for-TV movie The Amy Fisher Story.
Trump, along with all his friends, family and fans have been offering their well wishes and hoping for a speedy recovery for the former Poison front man.
Also, because their body weight is much lower, it takes less of any poison to affect them.
Ethoxyquin is listed as a hazardous material by OSHA, listed as a pesticide by the Department of Agriculture, and label as poison by some manufacturers.
In fact, you may be keeping him from injuring himself if he were to chew on a live electrical cord, or an item that could poison or choke him.
Remember too, if your dog has a severe medication reaction and appears poisoned and your vet is not available, you may call the ASPCA National Animal Poison Control Center at 1-900-443-0000.
Like a wasp, which can sting repeatedly or a bumblebee that loses its sting and leaves a poison sac attached to your dog's nose if that is what happens to be out the window at the time.
It would prove, I think, a good evergreen hedge plant where the dangerous poison of our own Yew makes its use impossible in any place to which horses or cattle have access.
Poison Sumach (Rhus Vernix) - This is a shrub or, in its own country, a small tree with pinnate leaves, and growing in swamps in southern Ontario and the coast district of the eastern States.
Although rubber mulch may go through many treatment processes to remove any residues, many people aren't convinced that the rubber itself won't poison the earth in which it decomposes.
Several of the messages here include, Stay Sober, Poison Free, and Stay True.
Black walnut trees contain a plant poison, so no parts of them should be used in compost.
You should also avoid using any types of leaves that tend to produce allergic responses in humans, such as poison ivy, oak, or sumac.
Once in the environment, they migrate through the water table, and can contaminate municipal water supplies, poison fish in local lakes, and damage the delicate balance of nature in our parks, wildlife refuges and neighborhoods.
Be prepared to take the person immediately to the emergency room if directed to do so by the Poison Control Center.
If you suspect someone has taken too much of the drug, but they aren't experiencing any of the symptoms, call the Poison Control Center.
For example, enemies will sometimes use special attacks that can poison Lex, causing a bit of damage each turn, stun you for a round, or even lock certain letter tiles and make them unusable.
Ruby (red) - Similar to poison, sets the enemy on fire and causes a bit of damage for several turns.
For example, "The Serpent" allows you to poison others, but at the cost of some of your character's health.
If this is an emergency, please call 911 or contact your local poison control center for further instruction.
Merlin the Wizard has a Meteor, Fire, and Poison attacks.
Many of the main characters like The Joker, Penguin and Poison Ivy are unlocked by completing levels--if you don't want to enter a cheat code.
Automobile antifreeze is toxic and can poison the future water supply.
The staff at a poison control center and emergency room doctors have the most experience diagnosing and treating poisoning cases.
A poison may severely depress the central nervous system, leading to coma and eventual respiratory and circulatory failure.
The type of poison, the amount and time of exposure, and the age, size, and health of the victim are all factors which taken together determine the severity of symptoms and the chances for recovery.
Carbon monoxide is the most common form of inhaled poison.
A doctor or poison control center should be called if any form of poisoning is suspected or if children or other persons behave in an odd manner.
The vomit may be tested to determine the exact composition of the poison.
Treatment for poisoning depends on the poison swallowed or inhaled.
Contacting the poison control center or hospital emergency room is the first step in getting proper treatment.
The poison control center's telephone number is often listed with emergency numbers on the inside cover of the telephone book, or it can be reached by dialing the operator.
The poison control center will ask for specific information about the victim and the poison then give appropriate first aid instructions.
If the person is to be taken to a hospital, a sample of vomit and the poison container should be taken along, if they are available.
Once the victim is under medical care, doctors have the option of treating the person with a specific remedy to counteract the poison (antidote) or with activated charcoal to absorb the substance inside the individual's digestive system.
The process is repeated until the washings are free of poison.
A case reported in 2003 involved the use of nicotine to poison 1,700 pounds of ground beef in a Michigan supermarket.
The outcome of poisoning varies from complete recovery to death and depends on the type and amount of the poison, the health of the victim, and the speed with which medical care is obtained.
The number of the nearest Poison Control Center should be posted next to every telephone in the house.
Antidote-A remedy to counteract a poison or injury.
Allergic reactions can also be triggered by insect bites, molds and fungi, certain prescription drugs, plants such as poison ivy and poison oak, and irritating or toxic substances released into the air.
The Poison Control Center phone number should be posted in a prominent place, where family members and other caregivers can find it quickly.
Caregivers should call the Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) immediately when a poisoning incident is suspected.
The experts at the Poison Center provide directions on the appropriate actions to take.
Contact dermatitis is a rash that appears after the skin is exposed to an allergen, such as metal, rubber, some cosmetics or lotions, or some types of plants (e.g. poison ivy).
Avoiding insect bites, bee stings, poison ivy, and similar plants can prevent the resulting itch.
Itching is a symptom of many common childhood ailments such as chickenpox and contact with poison ivy, as well as of some more serious conditions.
Many pit viper and coral snake bites (20%) fail to poison their victim or introduce only a small amount of venom into the victim's body.
Poison ivy, oak, and sumac are allergic skin rashes (or Rhus dermatitis) caused by the plants of the same name.
The allergic rash of poison ivy, oak, and sumac is characterized by red, weeping blisters and severe itching.
Poison plant rash cannot be spread from person to person by contact with the rash itself or fluid from the blisters, and scratching does not spread the rash (although it can cause scarring and potential infection).
Urushiol oil or resin is found in the leaves, roots, and woody parts (i.e., vines and stems) of the poison ivy, oak, and sumac plants.
For that reason, even dead poison ivy, oak, or sumac plants must be handled with care.
Poison ivy, known as Rhus radicans or Toxicondendron radicans, is found throughout the United States.
Like poison ivy, poison oak leaves change color with the seasons.
The small, woody shrubs that are poison sumac are most common in the Eastern United States.
Also known as Rhus vernix or Toxicondendron vernix, poison sumac differs in appearance from the three-leaf clusters of poison ivy and oak.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, an estimated 85 percent of the population is allergic to the urushiol oil found in poison ivy, oak, and sumac.
Every year up to 50 million Americans develop a poison ivy, oak, or sumac rash.
In addition, allergic sensitivity to poison plants tends to lessen with age.
It is possible for children who are highly reactive to urushiol to grow into adults who are barely sensitive to poison ivy, oak, or sumac, regardless of how many times they have been exposed to the plant oil.
While direct skin-to-plant contact with poison ivy, oak, or sumac is probably the most frequent cause of the rash, the irritants from the plants can also be passed on indirectly.
Most children will not get a rash the very first time they are exposed to poison ivy, oak, or sumac, although this is when the sensitivity, or immune response, to urushiol develops.
Mild cases of poison plant rash can usually be treated at home with over-the-counter creams and itch-relief measures, such as ice packs.
Poison plant rashes that spread to the eyes and affect vision should also be treated by a doctor as soon as possible.
Poison plant rashes are diagnosed through an examination of the rash.
A physician can distinguish poison ivy, oak, or sumac from other allergic contact dermatitis through a brief patient interview.
Treatments for the itching of poison ivy, oak, or sumac rashes range from calamine lotion and oatmeal baths to over-the-counter antihistamines and topical creams.
Benadryl and other oral antihistamines are also effective in soothing the discomfort and itch of poison plant rashes, but they can also cause drowsiness and are best used before bedtime.
In severe cases of poison plant rash, a prescription-strength cortisone cream or corticosteroid treatment (either oral or injections) may be required to relieve swelling and itching.
The plant must be used shortly after exposure to poison ivy, oak, or sumac to work.
A soak in tea tree oil (Melaleuca alternaifolia) or the application of gel from the aloe vera plant can also be useful in alleviating itching and in drying the blisters of poison plant rash.
Tea tree oil also has antiseptic properties and may be useful in warding off infection when poison plant rash blisters break.
Anyone who encounters this type of exposure to poison ivy, oak, or sumac should seek emergency medical care immediately.
Children should be advised to stay out of areas where poison ivy, oak, or sumac is known to grow.
These may be a useful preventative tool against poison plant rash as well.
Pets are typically not sensitive to urushiol, but a dog or cat that seems to be experiencing symptoms of poison plant rash following exposure should be taken to the veterinarian for assessment.
Eliminating known poison ivy, oak, or sumac growth in the yard or garden is also an important preventative step, but eradicating the weeds can be difficult.
Glyphosate-based herbicides like Roundup and triclopyr-based herbicides like Ortho Brush-B-Gon will kill poison plants, but they can also take out any other surrounding foliage they come into contact with.
Another option for eliminating poison plants is to pull them by hand.
As an alternative, landscaping fabric or another barrier can be placed over poison ivy, oak, or sumac to kill the plants and prevent future growth.
Never compost or burn poison plants because of the potential of spreading the oil through the garden or air.
The itching and discomfort of poison ivy, oak, and sumac rashes can disrupt sleep, make a child irritable and anxious, and pose a major distraction to schoolwork and other tasks that require concentration.
Urushiol-The oil from poison ivy, oak, and sumac that causes severe itching, blistering, and rash.
In children as well as adults therapeutic baths are useful for itchy skin, hives, sunburn, chafing, poison ivy and oak, eczema, skin irritation, and dry skin.
Neurotoxin-A poison that acts directly on the central nervous system.
Every year between 10 and 50 million Americans in all age groups develop an allergic rash following contact with poison ivy or poison oak.
Common culprits include poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac; fragrances and preservatives in cosmetics and personal care products, such latex items as gloves and condoms; and formaldehyde.
Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac are common culprits in cases of allergic contact dermatitis.
The leaves of jewelweed (Impatiens spp.), which often grows near poison ivy, may neutralize the poison-ivy allergen if rubbed on the skin right after contact.
Swallowing of foreign bodies is a fairly common pediatric emergency; about 80,000 cases involving persons 19 years old or younger are reported each year to the 67 poison control centers in the United States.
Botulism is an acute, progressive condition caused by botulinum toxin, a natural poison produced by the spore-forming bacteria Clostridium botulinum.
In 1793 the German physician, Justinius Kerner (1786-1862), deduced that a substance in spoiled sausages, which he called wurstgift (German for sausage poison), caused botulism.
If cockroach allergen is causing asthma attacks, the roaches should be killed (using poison, traps, or boric acid rather than chemicals).
Dermatitis may arise from an allergic response (such as from poison ivy) or exposure to an irritant causing nonimmune damage to skin cells (such as soap, cold, and chemical agents).
By determining the allergens that are causing reactions most people can learn to avoid allergic reactions from food, drugs, and contact allergens such as poison ivy or latex.
However, in the case of some irritants, such as poison ivy, contact dermatitis can be passed to another person or to another part of the body.
Scraping or sanding lead paint creates large amounts of dust that can poison people in the home.
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Learn how to correct the negative energy from books that act as poison arrows in feng shui.
Straight lines and sharp corners are poison arrows in feng shui because they don't occur in nature and negative chi travels in straight lines.
When these poison arrows are either directed at you, or in an area of your home where you spend a lot of time, they channel negative chi that is literally pointed at you.
In feng shui, the straight lines that exist where the edges and corners of books meet create poison arrows.
For some poison arrows, like books, there is an easy cure.
This creates a poison arrow, bringing negative chi in the space.
Stairs - Stairs themselves are not poison arrows, but stairs that end directly in front of a doorway are.
Negative chi doesn't always enter your home or workspace via poison arrows, sometimes, people or objects emanate negative energy.
When the door is open, it creates poison arrows in the direction of the bed.
Poison arrows - These are sharp angles that point at the bed.
The rush of chi (poison arrow) will constantly overwhelm you and create loss and sickness.
Bridges - Avoid a home at the end of a bridge or where a bridge creates poison arrows.
There are a few basic principles for placing furniture in a bedroom that you'll want to follow closely to avoid creating poison arrows (sharp corners and angles that point to the bed).
Other pieces of furniture - Be aware of creating any poison arrows by having sharp angles and corners pointing toward the bed.
Choose bookcases with doors over open shelving to avoid poison arrows from books.
Select non-sharp and non-angular objects since they can create poison arrows.
Red hair is also popular for fictional characters in movies, comics, and literature, including Pippi Longstocking, Anne of Green Gables, Poison Ivy, Wilma Flintstone, Jessica Rabbit, Ronald McDonald, and the Weasley children.
Hair bands of the 1980s including Poison, Cinderella and Bon Jovi made it popular for both men and women to have big, teased hair.
Many boy band members from Guns 'n' Roses and Poison rocked the mullet along with their eclectic fashions and makeup.
It is a poison, however, so store and use this product carefully.
At Twilight Poison, you will find some very detailed tips for creating a perfect Edward Cullen Halloween costume, including makeup.
Keep the poison control phone number in your area posted near every phone as well.
The witch brought the vial of poison into the home and killed John Bell.
They later learned that Tommy had gathered oleander sticks, one of the most poisonous plants in the area, and the heat from the fire had transferred the oleander poison to the hot dogs.
Believing the marauder to be a large rodent, the pair put out rat poison, and they were quite surprised at the carcass they found.
The animal was discovered after Butler set out poison to get rid of a strange animal that had been disturbing his barn at night.
The next day, after having put out the poison, the family found a dead creature in the barn.
Meanwhile, Bill is in New Orleans asking the Queen for advice on how to deal with and destroy the Maenad whose blood is poison to the vampires.
If your child swallows any of these substances, contact a doctor or poison control immediately.
Pick your poison - any sweetened chocolate will do.
Check eBay, too, as they often have quite a few Sexy Alice in Wonderland, Naughty Police Officer and Poison Ivy costumes in stock.
Whether or not the coolness of this power ballad makes your old Poison records cool again, well, let's not get ahead of ourselves.
If AC/DC and Black Sabbath straddle hard rock and metal, then Poison definitely straddles hard rock and pop.
This was Poison's breakthrough single from their 1987 album Look What The Cat Dragged In and holds a special place in pop culture.
Rock of Love 2 was the second installment in the successful VH1 series centered on Poison front man Bret Michael's search for love.
The women who compete on Rock of Love Charm School are all previous contestants from either Rock of Love or Rock of Love 2, the show where women vied for the attention of Poison front man Bret Michaels.
The dating show follows rock star Bret Michaels, lead singer of the band Poison, as he meets a number of single women to try and find his perfect mate.
He formed the rock band Poison in 1984, and he is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the group.
You might know Bret Michaels from being the lead singer for the band Poison.
Bret Michaels has long been an uber hero in the hair metal community, thanks to his band Poison.
Even though a large percentage of his current viewers weren't even born yet, the story of Michaels' fame starts back in the 1980s with his band Poison.
In the late 1980s hair metal bands ruled the airwaves, and Poison ruled the hair metal bands.
Poison's two biggest hit records - Look What The Cat Dragged In and Open Up and Say…Ah - each sold millions of copies.
Poison was an MTV and Top 40 radio staple, and at the close of the 80s they were one of the most recognizable bands in music.
Poison's star started fading in the early 90s.
Deville was battling a severe drug and alcohol addiction, and at the 1991 Video Music Awards he and Michaels came to blows after DeVille ruined Poison's performance.
The band was playing the Poison hit Unskinny Bop when DeVille switched over to playing Talk Dirty To Me mid-song, forcing the whole band to follow his lead and start the new song in the middle of the one they had been playing.
With Poison's future uncertain, Michaels launched a solo career in 1998.
He never attained the fame he did with Poison, but remained active on the live music club circuit, developing a reputation for near constant touring.
The theme song of the show is from one of Michaels' solo records, and his solo work and his work with Poison are frequently featured on episodes.
There, she joined 20 women in a fight for the love of Bret Michaels, lead singer of 80's hair metal band Poison.
Viewers first got to know Daisy De La Hoya on VH1's Rock of Love 2, as she competed for the love of Poison front man Bret Michaels.
Basically, Poison Ivy and Mr. Freeze are out to destroy Gotham for their various and vengeful reasons.
Poison Ivy and Mr. Freeze are more like clowns than villains, spouting off ridiculous dialog in silly costumes and in this case, belong more on the pages of the comic instead of on a roll of film.
In the end, Frodo returned to the Shire for a time before traveling to the Gray Havens and then into the West because he never recovered from the wound of the Witch King or the poison of the Ring.