Houseplants that are dangerous to the health of humans and animals
Unhealthy plants.As we know, indoor plants decorate the interior, clean and humidify the air and create comfort in the house and in a good mood. Seemingly solid pros.
But before you buy new, you need to know whether they are safe for the environment. Especially if the house has allergies, small children or Pets.
For example, in 2012 in the hospital of the city of Abakan was delivered to the girl with the strongest burns of the esophagus. It turns out that she tried a leaf from a plant that was in the group and here is the result. According to statistics, with such a diagnosis who are hospitalized dozens of children.
Here are some harmful plants, for convenience they are organized into sections:
The damage can bring all parts of these plants, starting from seeds. Contain toxic cardiac glycosides, nerioside, oleandroside and saponins. Very dangerous milky juice. And even a single leaf is enough to cause a fatal outcome in an adult.
Causes severe disorder of the digestive system. bloody diarrhoea, vomiting. As well as increased heart rate, hallucinations. Then may be followed by decreased blood pressure, slow heart rate, stop breathing…
The most common is. Carissa, Quebracho, Razia, A Cut. And very popular due to its rich colors —
Lily – Oh, she’s so beautiful! After all, no wonder white lilies were the symbol of the French Royal house. But the smell of the flower can cause headache, dizziness and even fainting if a person is prone to allergic reactions.
If the animal tries it, just big vomits, and smaller ones may refuse the kidney and die. From her poison, unfortunately, no antidote. So you need to be very careful with this Royal beauty.
Araceae (Konnikova) plants
They are very popular because they have very beautiful leaves, though it blossom at home rarely. Comprise more than 3000 species. Contain aspargin amino acid and oxalic acid, which is used in household products because of its acerbity.
The juice of these plants may cause severe redness and even burns. If the leaf or the stem goes inside, you can get copious vomiting, salivation, in some cases, even suffocation.