The most poisonous household plants

These household flowers are in every second house. We admire them, we love them, we care for them. We think they are useful. But are they useful? And does this benefit commensurate with the harm they can cause?

We present to your attention a list of poisonous household plants. Perhaps, after reading, you will no longer consider your green pets so cute.

IVY EVERGREEN

Ivy evergreen harm
Ivy evergreen

Harm:
– Berries are poisonous for humans and pets;

RHODODENDRON SIMS (AZALEA)

Rhododendron sims (azalea) harm
Rhododendron sims (azalea)

Harm:
– The smell of blooming rhododendron can cause dizziness, nausea, vomiting, fainting;

BOXWOOD EVERGREEN

Boxwood evergreen harm
Boxwood evergreen

Harm:
– It can not only treat, but can also exacerbate a disease. Poisoning with boxwood displays symptoms as: diarrhea, vomiting, convulsions, suffocation, and death;
– Honey and leaves of this plant are poisonous for humans;

LABURNUM

Laburnum harm
Laburnum

Harm:
– Contains alkaloids. An overdose may result in: severe salivation, vomiting, colic, paralysis of the nervous system, convulsions, respiratory arrest, and death.

TRICHOCEREUS

Trichocereus harm
Trichocereus

Harm:
– Visual hallucinations, in contact with the skin – numbness of the limbs, paralysis of the central nervous system;

CYCLAMEN PERSIAN

Cyclamen persian harm
Cyclamen persian

Harm:
– Tuber juice causes redness and itching;

DATURA

Datura harm
Datura

Harm:
– Dry mouth, bloody diarrhea, impaired memory;

DIEFFENBACHIA

Dieffenbachia harm
Dieffenbachia

Harm:
– Dieffenbachia juice in contact with the skin causes severe irritation at the least, up to burns that take a very long time to heal;
– In case of juice falling into the mouth/eyes – a person is threatened with blindness and swelling of the oral cavity with temporary numbness;

DIOSKOREA

Dioskorea harm
Dioskorea

Harm:
– Pruritus, loss of appetite, sweating;

BRUNFELSIA

Brunfelsia harm
Brunfelsia

Harm:
– Berries cause irritation of the digestive tract: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea;

AUTUMN CROCUS

Autumn crocus harm
Autumn crocus

Harm:
– Gastrointestinal disorder, depression of the central nervous system;

ADENIUM OBESUM

Adenium obesum harm
Adenium obesum

Harm:
– In contact with skin – irritation, burns, allergies. If ingested – vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions;

POMEGRANATE

Pomegranate harm
Pomegranate

Harm:
– Weakness, dizziness, blurred vision, convulsions;

NERIUM OLEANDER

Nerium oleander harm
Nerium oleander

Harm:
– Nausea, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, tachycardia, blurred vision, a drop in blood pressure, followed by cardiac arrest;

RICINUS

Ricinus harm
ricinus

Harm:
– Yellowing of the skin, severe headaches, nausea, vomiting, convulsions, slow pulse with possible respiratory arrest;

PASSIONFLOWER BODILY

Passionflower bodily harm
Passionflower bodily

Harm:
– Hallucinations, paralysis of the central nervous system;

PACHYPODIUM LAMER 

Pachypodium lamer harm
Pachypodium lamer

Harm:
– In contact with skin – irritation, burns, allergies. If ingested – vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions;

AMARYLLIS BELLADONNA

Amaryllis belladonna harm
Amaryllis belladonna

Harm:
– Berries: dryness in the mouth, blurred vision, red rash, headaches, hallucinations;

GLORIOSA GORGEOUS

Gloriosa gorgeous harm
Gloriosa gorgeous

Harm:
– On contact with the skin: irritation, for animals: a deadly poison;

SAUROMATUM

Sauromatum harm

Harm:
– Irritation of the skin and mucous membranes, arrhythmia;

JATROPHA PODAGRICA

Jatropha podagrica harm
Jatropha podagrica

Harm:
– Cold sweat, diarrhea, blue skin, severe abdominal pain, depression of the nervous system;

JAPANESE EUONYMUS

Japanese euonymus harm
Japanese euonymus

Harm:
– Convulsions, bloody diarrhea, nausea, paralysis of the limbs;

AGLAONEMA

Aglaonema harm
Aglaonema

Harm:
– Upon contact with the skin – corrosive to skin, irritation of the mouth and throat, indigestion, vomiting, suffocation;

CLIVIA MINIATA

Clivia miniata harm

Harm:
– Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, lowering blood pressure, collapse;

COTYLEDON

Cotyledon harm
Cotyledon

Harm:
– Hallucinations, convulsions, paralysis of the limbs;

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