Many of us like to add some plants to our homes for decoration or for some medical needs,but we should be careful because all house plants are not safe.Some of them can be hazardous because of the dangerous or even poisonous substances in them.
Read this article bellow and find out why you should be careful when you choosing which plant to have in your home:
Dieffenbachia or commonly called “dumb canes”, is a very dangerous plant which contains dangerous toxin called raphides. This toxin in small doses is very harmful for adults and especially for children.Doctors are claiming that more than 70% of hospitalized patients due to poisoning with this plant are children under the age of 5.
Unfortunately, one family has suffered the tragedy of losing their toddler of 3 to this plant. Now the mother advises all parents to be very extra careful when choosing plants for their home. “I have recently lost my angel of 3 years, who mistakenly swallowed a leaf of this poisonous plant; her tongue swelled and prevented her from breathing. This poisonous plant snatched my daughter so I am warning everyone not to keep this and similar plants at home or else it can cost you the life of your loved one.”
When induced in high doses, this plant can kill child in only one minute or adults in a quarter of an hour.
So, if you already have this plant in your home the best think you can do is to separate this plant from the other plans, or keep it out of rich of your children.This plant can thrive in shade too.However, you really need to be careful with this plant, because only rubbing the plant or eye contact can cause trigger inflammations, and many other serious health conditions.