Additional Common Names: Oil Grass
Scientific Name: Cymbopogon citratus
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Essential oils, cyanogenic glycosides
Clinical Signs: Dogs, cats: Stomach upset; Horses: difficulty breathing, weakness, death (rare)
If you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, call the APCC at (888) 426-4435 or contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible.*
* A consultation fee may apply.