In this Article
- What other names is Water Hemlock known by?
- What is Water Hemlock?
- How does Water Hemlock work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Water Hemlock.
Special Precautions & Warnings:It is UNSAFE for anyone to use water hemlock, but some people have extra reasons to avoid use.
Children: Use of water hemlock is UNSAFE and can be fatal, especially in children. Children can be poisoned by even small amounts of water hemlock. Some children have died after just using hollow water hemlock stems as peashooters, flutes, or whistles; or rubbing the plant on their skin.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Use of water hemlock is UNSAFE and can be fatal for both the mother and her unborn child.
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