The toxicity of this plant is extreme. Used internally,
it leads to a violent irritation of the intestinal mucosas of the digestive
tract , up to the point of
causing death, especially with the ingestion of its fruits that are
particularly toxic for children
Applied on the skin, it can produce serious skin problems.
Side effects of dapne
Poisoning with this plant shows the following symptoms:
Daphne gnidium is very poisonous to animals . Similar symptoms to those of men are produced when
animals eat its fruits, bark or leaves. It has a percentage of mortality
of about a 30 %.
However, it particularly attracts partridges and hens, which eat its fruits
with a great devotion