Foxglove (Digitalis purpurea) is a common garden plant that contains digitalis and other "cardiac glycosides". These chemicals affect the heart. Foxglove is poisonous, although recorded poisonings from this plant are very rare.
Eric Perez, MD, St. Luke's / Roosevelt Hospital Center, NY, NY, and Pegasus Emergency Group (Meadowlands and Hunterdon Medical Centers), NJ. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.