Lily Of The Valley [v2.0] !EXCLUSIVE!
 reminds us that "The therapeutic properties of cardiac glycosides (eg, digoxin, a product of the foxglove plant) have been known since the days of the Roman Empire. The ancient Romans used red squill, a cardiac glycoside derived from the sea onion, as a diuretic and heart medicine. Cardiac glycosides are found in certain flowering plants such as oleander and lily-of-the-valley.[..] Cardiac glycoside toxicity from plants such as oleander, foxglove, and lily-of-the-valley is uncommon but potentially lethal. Case reports of toxicity from these sources implicate the preparation of extracts and teas as the usual culprit."
Lily of the Valley [v2.0]
Star of Bethlehem is a member of the lily family.  has a picture. All parts of the plant contain cardiac glycosides, but especially the bulbs. (For more information on cardiac glycosides, please refer to .) The toxin remains after the plant has dried. 041b061a72