lachenalia bulbs and skin itch

Donald Journet
Sun, 12 May 2013 01:46:09 PDT
I too have had problems with skin irritation after taking Lachenalia 
bulbs from pots. The symptoms have not been as severe as Lorraine 
described and was confined to my neck. After a couple of repeat attacks 
I deduced that the itchiness occurred after sorting bulbs and then 
putting my hands up to the back of my neck. I believe that it only 
occurred with certain species and no other part of the body was 
affected. All I did was to wash my hands after handling the bulbs on 
future occasions and at the time having a shower soon after noticing the 
Don Journet

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