Indoor plants become more and more popular due to the small apartment dwellers. When decorating their homes, people can choose plants they really need to be careful of, especially when your health is in danger.
Here we understand that living in a house brings happiness and little greenness in our life, but we want to keep you and your family safe from addiction. Beware: The list of plants below may surprise you!
Even though it has beautiful colored leaves, Diphenbachia is one of the main plants that can cause intoxication.
Accidental contact can cause mouth ulcers, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, mouth and throat irritation, swelling, and pain.
Sansavia, known as the “snake plant”, is an indoor plant used for home decoration. This plant carries a substance called saponin, which can be toxic if ingested.
Because saponin can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, it is better to keep pets away from it!
There is something called ZZ plant, which can cause pain, skin irritation and inflammation.
If you are exposed to it, rinse the exposed area with running water and, if necessary, contact a medical professional.
The aloe plant has a variety of uses and its presence on this list may surprise you! According to scientists, this plant contains substances that are capable of causing diarrhea, allergies and kidney problems.
If ingested, tagate, commonly known as marigolds, may cause gastrointestinal discomfort. Skin rashes can also occur from sap emanating from the plant.
Does anything on this list worry you? If yes, and you still want to own one of these plants, just make sure to keep children and pets away from them and always wear gloves while handling them.