Toxicity Episodes of Mimosa Invisa in Cattle and Buffaloes


Toxicity episode of Mimosa invisa was observed in 16 adult indigenous cattle and 10 buffaloes. The clinical signs were severe perineal oedema and death in cattle and buffaloes which consumed the plant. This study confirmed the plant as a cause for the clinical syndrome of perineal oedema which was an obscure disease. There was a damage to kidney with significant increase in serum creatinine and BUN. The damage to other vital organs like heart and lungs were also noticed both gross as well in histological findings.


Mimosa invisa, Toxicity, Perineal Oedema, Cattle, Buffaloes Obscure.

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Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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