JUNIPERUS SABINA (SAVIN)

JUNIPERUS SABINA

Shoots contain the active principle, savin.

JUNIPERUS SABINASigns and symptoms – Nausea, vomiting diarrhoea, pain abdomen, circulatory collapse leading to death.

Treatment – Stomach wash ; fluid and electrolyte intake, maintenance of circulation and symptomatic.

P. M. findings – Nothing specific except irritation of the stomach and intestine.

Medicolegal aspects – Poisoning is accidental and as abortifacient.