Common name(S) American allspice, Carolina allspice, calycanth, pineapple shrub, spicebush, strawberry bush, strawberry shrub, sweet shrub, sweet Bettie, bubby-blossoms, bubbybush.
Toxin(s) Calycanthin, other alkaloids.
Toxic part(s) seeds.
Signs No case reports were found in the literature. Reports of animals given the alkaloids indicate that the animals suffered strychnine-like convulsions, myocardial depression, and hypotension.
Treatment No convincing recommendations were found in the literature. Treatment would he supportive and symptornatic.