A Comprehensive Review on Globally Present Cardiotoxic Plants

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  • Department of Botany, Bioinformatics and Climate Change Impacts Management, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad – 380009, Gujarat
  • Department of Botany, Bioinformatics and Climate Change Impacts Management, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad – 380009, Gujarat
  • Department of Botany, Bioinformatics and Climate Change Impacts Management, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad – 380009, Gujarat




Cardiotoxicity, Plant Family, Toxic Parts, Symptoms


In this review, an attempt was made to compile and include published data of cardiotoxic plants from all over the world. The plants have been listed with their scientificand common names, a family from which they belong, their parts that specifically contain toxic active principles causing cardiotoxicity. Moreover, the review also has specific symptoms, which can provide great help in understanding the patient’s condition and help in providing medicinal aid and treatment. This review is the first of its kind involving the details of the cardiotoxic plants worldwide. A short description of how the toxins affect the heart and possible treatments for dealing with the symptoms have also been presented here.


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How to Cite

Rajhans, S., Pandya, H., & Mankad, A. (2021). A Comprehensive Review on Globally Present Cardiotoxic Plants. Toxicology International, 28(4), 385–401. https://doi.org/10.18311/ti/2021/v28i4/28028



Original Research
Received 2021-06-24
Accepted 2021-07-07
Published 2021-12-22