Home plants dangerous for children and animals

What kind of hostess does not like to arrange in their own home small “jungles” of indoor flowers and plants, which amaze with their exotic beauty, delicate smell and create a special, unique atmosphere in their home!

She is so caring for her “pets” that she sometimes forgets about the danger lurking in these harmless and attractive-looking plants. And it turns out that representatives of this exotic flora, with which all window sills, balcony and loggia are forced, can cause you a lot of trouble. And they pose a major threat primarily to children, pets and even birds. For example, due to the negligence of parents, a child will tear off a leaf from some bright indoor plant and eat it. At best, everything will cost a little bowel disorder. But sometimes flowers contain poisonous substances in their roots. Once in the body of the child, as well as in the stomach, say, a young cat, they can cause irreversible consequences.Therefore, their passion for home comfort with the help of indoor plants should be reduced and well aware of the dangers they can pose to households.

Euphorbia (euphorbia)
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For example,spurge, like a small palm tree, has always attracted lovers of indoor plants. According to popular belief, he allegedly gives the apartment a special charm. But this naivety sometimes turns into a real disaster for children, as well as for pets. Poisonous juice and seeds, hitting the skin, cause burns. Even one drop, accidentally splashed into the eyes, causes temporary blindness.

Dieffenbachia
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Dieffenbachiaso beautiful that will enchant any hostess. And the last, not knowing anything bad, can put this houseplant on the most prominent place. However, the attractiveness of dieffenbachia is combined with the rare toxicity of its green shoots. It is enough, for example, a few drops that fall into the mouth of a domestic cat so that it will die.

Primrose
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Primrosewhich has bright and different shades of colors, by the carelessness of parents often decorates children's rooms. Although they would probably have to look into a special directory where it is written in black and white about the extreme toxicity of this indoor plant.During flowering primrose even the leaf hairs become dangerous. Touching them, the child runs the risk of itching and burning in his arms.

Adenium is fat
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Adenium is fat- lush exotic flower was introduced from Africa. And it became so popular that it was an honor to have it in my house. True, none of the lovers of flora wondered why he was still used by African tribes. The fact is that local hunters grease the arrowheads with the poison of this houseplant. And growing it in an apartment where children and animals live is simply criminal.

Ficus
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Ficus- indoor plant, which falls almost every self-respecting florist. Until a certain time, this flower pleased its modest beauty, vitality, unpretentiousness, until it became clear that it is a powerful allergen. And, perhaps, one should not be surprised at how children react to the presence of a ficus in the apartment.

Clivia
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Lush budscliviajust pleasing to the eye. And when they open, it turns out a huge bouquet of rare beauty. Therefore, to resist the temptation to have him in his house, it is simply impossible.However, beauty Clivia has one most dangerous quality: the sap of its leaves, once in the human body, causes paralysis.

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Aloe- indoor plant, which can be found in almost every apartment. His healing qualities have been known since ancient times. But even this useful houseplant has some harmful properties. For example, in direct contact with the delicate skin of a child, the juice causes irritation. And it should be noted that when taken in, aloe juice is quite toxic.