Are castor beans poisonous to dogs?

Answer On One Hand: Castor Beans Contain RicinCastor bean seeds contain ricin, which is lethal even in extremely small amounts. Ingestion of castor beans by dogs causes vomiting, extreme abdominal pain, d... Read More »

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When should I plant castor beans?

On One Hand: In the SouthAccording to Union County College Biology Department, the castor plant is intolerant of frost and should be planted after the last killing frost in spring. In the deep sout... Read More »

What happens when castor beans are ingested?

Castor beans should not be ingested because they are poisonous. These beans contain ricin, which is very toxic. How sick you will become depends on how much ricin you have been exposed to.DamagingW... Read More »

Are castor beans toxic?

Castor beans are toxic. All parts of the plant are toxic, but the seed coat contains ricin, which is among the most lethal of natural toxins. Castor oil, which is derived from the bean, is still us... Read More »

The Toxicity of Castor Beans?

Castor bean plants are a popular garden ornamental, especially in the southern parts of the United States. They are also extremely poisonous. All parts of the plant, but especially the seeds, are v... Read More »