Plants harmful to health

Gardens are generally safe and interesting places, we all like to be in the garden to enjoy the good weather. It is a great place for adults and children, but you have to be careful because there may be plants that are harmful to your health. Especially you have to be careful with children because they do not understand dangers.

It is important to supervise the garden to know which plants are harmful to health and thus not have them in your home. In this way, you will be able to have a safe garden for everyone, both adults, children, or pets. Sometimes it is inevitable that poisonous or dangerous plants will grow. Do you want to know some plants that are harmful to health?

Castor plant

The castor bean plant is a self-growing weed that has toxic seeds, flowers, and leaves. Chewing or swallowing its seeds can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. It has a very striking color for children and pets so you will have to be especially careful and if you get rid of this plant, much better.

Plants harmful to health - Castor bean plant

Coral tree

The coral tree has poisonous leaves, bark and seeds. The seeds are toxic to people and very dangerous for children. They can cause shortness of breath, cyanosis (the skin turns blue because the blood is not getting enough oxygen), weakness, and dizziness.

Plants harmful to health - Coral tree

Rose oleander

The rose oleander is a flower that although it is very beautiful is very poisonous and better if you do not have it in your home. Every part of the bush of this flower including the bush and the seeds are poisonous. Symptoms when chewing this flower include hallucinations, vomiting, dizziness, diarrhea, rapid heartbeat, dilated pupils, and even coma and death can occur.

Plants harmful to health - Rose oleander


The attractive round purple and black berries of this plant are highly toxic. Eating these berries can cause drowsiness, flushing, fever, vomiting, confusion, and hallucinations. This plant is especially dangerous for children and pets, so if you can not have it in your garden, all the better!

Plants harmful to health - Belladonna

White cedar tree

Eating the fruits of this tree can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, confusion, coma, and seizures.

All the plants that I have told you about in this article are better kept away from your life, your garden and your family. They are very poisonous and it is better to enjoy plants that do not endanger your health or that of your loved ones.

Plants harmful to health - White cedar tree
Plants harmful to health

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