Are avocado leaves poisonous to humans? Are avocado leaves poisonous to dogs?
Avocado leaves are not poisonous the humans, dogs or cats. Avocado leaves are infact beneficial the to humans and not the other way round.
It is medically safe to drink tea made from from avocado leaves because of its numerous health benefits.
Scientifically, avocado leaves contain a chemical substance called persin…persin is not harmful to humans or dogs.
Avocado leaves tea have analgesic, diuretic and detoxing property… beneficial to humans.
There are other schools of thought that believes that Avocado can cause fatal heart failure or possibly deaths to animals like dogs, cats , goats and even parrots. This is because of the chemical substance called persin in avocado…it becomes toxic to these animals when consumed in large amounts.
Avocado is safe in humans but becomes in problem in animals like dogs or parrots.
Feel free to use avocado leaves for tea or herbs…it is not toxic to the system if taken is moderate quantity.