Pet Care

Fig

Indian Rubber Plant
Additional Common Names: Weeping Fig, Indian Rubber Plant
Scientific Name: Ficus benjamina
Family: Moraceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Proteolytic enzyme (ficin), psoralen (ficusin)
Clinical Signs: Contact with the skin can cause dermatitis, ingestion can cause oral irritation, salivation and vomiting

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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