Debunking the Poinsettia Toxicity Myth

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Poinsettias are beautiful,they’re  safe & they say “Christmas”. For years they have gotten a bad rap for being poisonous but extensive testing debunks this myth.  In addition to providing festive color, poinsettias are safe and can even be composted.

Here are some studies and their findings:

As with any non-food product, however, the poinsettia is not meant to be eaten and can cause varying degrees of discomfort; therefore, the plant should be kept out of the reach of young children and curious pets.

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