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euphorbia ? i have been told not to handle this plant without gloves by a lady whose garden i have been weeding as it brings out a rash is this a general thing or maybe she is just allergic to it



Don't handle it, the sap is poisonous and if it gets in the eyes it's very painful. There was something in one of the questions recently, a man got sap in his eyes and had to go to hospital. Please take the lady's advice and wear gloves.

16 Jul, 2013


Look back a few questions to my 'Cautionary note'. Euphorbia is toxic, especially in this heat and on sensitive skin. Worth reading up on.

16 Jul, 2013


Worthy, that's the one I put the link to! :)

16 Jul, 2013

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