Potted plants decorate the interior, make the house brighter and create a good mood. In addition, they clean and moisturize the air. However, not everyone knows what some houseplants can be dangerous to health, especially for children, says safetydom.net.
What is dangerous houseplants?
- Spines and sharp leaf edges. Pachypodium, pointed, prickly pear and other cacti is not recommended for children’s room, their spines and edges can hurt.
- Small fruits. Bright orange or red fruit of the nightshade room or dwarf pepper can get into the respiratory system of the baby.
- Harmful substances in the SAP of plants. Almost all plants of the family Araceae (dieffenbachia, aglaonema, monstera, epipremnum) contain the juice, causing irritation.
- Allergic reaction. The individual characteristics of each person is unpredictable. Sometimes the most common plants can cause severe allergic reactions in some people.
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