These house plants are dangerous to animals and children

Эти домашние растения опасны для животных и детей

Who doesn’t love houseplants? They make your home look fresh. But not so simple.

There are many plants that are terribly toxic. And this should be considered if you have children or Pets that may chew on leaves or stem of the plant.

Here is a list of plants that need to keep higher due to their toxicity.

1. Philodendron.

People: philodendron is usually only mild adverse reaction, including dermatitis and swelling of the mouth.

Cats and dogs: philodendron has a much more serious effect on Pets, such as cramps, pain, and swelling.

2. Potos.

Potos is considered to be slightly harmful, but can cause unpleasant and sometimes serious side effects in animals and humans.

People: burning in the mouth, skin irritation, swelling of the lips, tongue and throat, vomiting and diarrhea.

Dogs and cats: drooling, choking, swelling of the mouth and tongue, shortness of breath and indigestion.

3. Arrowhead.

Young plants look dense shrubs with heart-shaped leaves. The older plants appear curly stems and leaves in the shape of an arrowhead.

People and animals: irritated skin, upset stomach, vomiting.

4. Lily.

People: upset stomach, vomiting, headache, blurred vision and irritation of the skin.

Cats: vomiting, lethargy and lack of appetite; it may kidney and liver failure.

5. Calla.

Humans: burning and swelling of lips, mouth and tongue, difficulty speaking or swallowing, vomiting, nausea and diarrhea.

Cats and dogs: burning in the mouth, excessive salivation, diarrhea, dehydration, lack of appetite and vomiting.

6. Dieffenbachia.

People and animals: severe pain in mouth, salivation, burning sensation, swelling and numbing of the throat.

7. Oleander.

People: arrhythmia, dizziness and fever.

Cats and dogs: arrhythmia, vomiting, and cold extremities.

8. Caladium.

People: painful burning and swelling of mouth, tongue, lips and throat, difficulty in breathing, speech and swallowing.

Cats and dogs: nausea, vomiting, swaying, head shaking, salivation and shortness of breath.

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