house plants poisonous to babies

Enjoy your lovely plants. Different lilies will produce different symptoms in pets or humans. Keep your houseplants out of your children's reach to avoid the risk of plant poisoning. The body's allergic response to the plant toxins may not be apparent for several days and may involve the whole body, even the areas that were not exposed to the plant. I love my followers and am always interested in what they are doing and writing about. The answer is yes, if eaten in large quantities. I've had one in my dining room for over a dozen years. I guess I will just stick to growing herbs and skip the plants altogether. Yes! Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on May 15, 2013: @moonlake--Glad your dog was okay!I think an animal (or child) would have to eat a LOT of most of these plants to be harmed, with the exception of the oleander. A sort of a typical household, in other words. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on May 18, 2013: @peachpurple--Sounds like you have a lovely garden if it is filled with these plants! Poisonous houseplants can cause skin irritations, stomach upsets, and burning of the mouth and throat. you are a terrific writer and hub-designer. My cat won't touch all the pothos ivy I have, but she LOVES to mess with my silk parlor palm. It was like Neutering the Draining stress away from each flower. This was so tragically HORRIBLE and to know she indeed suffered intensely! You did a good job on your hub. :). Pinned, Angels are on the way to you this morning. Though I knew some of these plants were toxic, like the Oleander, I did not know that Pothos Ivy was toxic. And YES, get your cat a big self watering pot filled with a selection of all the grasses he could want to nibble on, so he won't try sampling bad things again. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on May 13, 2013: Thank you, Mystic Moonlight! To keep cats from accessing plants that are out of reach of children and dogs, try using hanging bird cages to hold the pots. Young plants appear bushy with heart-shaped leaves. Thankfully, the dogs leave it alone. Thanks for reading and sharing! 9 Deadly House Plants (PHOTOS) Travis Walter Donovan. He was given antibiotics, meds he almost didn't make it. Poison ivy or poison oak cause allergic dermatitis. voted up and shared. I do not clip the newly opening flowers, rather waited until they were all opened wide first while these poison Pads were solid tight...before getting powerly! Identifying these plants and risks associated with each will help you either n avoid such plants or take precautions to prevent complications. Victoria Lynn from Arkansas, USA on May 28, 2013: Gosh, the first two plants you mention are the only two I try to grow, since they're so easy! While not all succulents are poisonous, it’s a good idea to know the few that are and what type of threat they may pose to humans and animals. Then, run the affected area under running water for fifteen to twenty minutes. One can never be too cautious thank you for sharing Angels are on the way to you this afternoon ps. Just because these plants are potentially dangerous doesn't mean you can't enjoy them in your home. So very sad. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on February 17, 2013: @VeronicaFarkas--yes, cats seem to have the worst luck with plants. Some common plants are a common staple in kitchens, such as aloe vera, which is praised for its easy care, beautiful shape, and soothing gel. Thank you for reading! However I have to keep my Spider plant on the roof almost. Great article, thanks for sharing. They are popular as houseplants or for outside landscaping. Not all lilies are toxic, and some are more toxic to animals, especially cats, than to humans. Cats and Dogs: Arrhythmia, vomiting, and cold extremities. ... fur babies, and houseplants living in … Just be sure the plants are placed safely out of reach of younger children, and older children are taught to wash their hands after touching the plants. There are two things we love deeply in life: plants and pets.The bad news is that many common plants are not safe for cats and dogs. Poisonous House Plants For Babies Safety Tips People buy plants that appeal to their aesthetic sense because of color or form of leaves or beautiful flowers. This is because of the essential oils present in the plant. House Plants Should Be Selected With Care. If you are aren't certain what type of lily you have, err on the side of caution and keep lilies either out of reach indoors, or planted away from play areas outdoors. (maidenhair fern)Adonidia merrillii, syn. In fact, all members of the lily family are toxic to cats. Web dug up every giant oleander bush that the former owners here had surround this 1/2 acre...but NOW we find that our beautiful Angels Trumpets are deadly too! Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on April 11, 2013: @PegCole--My pets have never bothered my Pothos either. Great. I have a new kitty and want to protect him from all things harmful. Make sure the water is not hot. Common houseplants such as peace lilies and philodendrons can cause vomiting, diarrhea, and an allergic reaction if eaten. I have some of those plants and a little puppy so thanks for the information. Thanks so much for your informative article. Indoors, ivy is hung from baskets creating a romantic, cascading showpiece. Dieffenbachia has thick stems and fleshy leaves that are usually solid green, with the occasional yellow or green markings. Also we HAD those big star shaped leaves on that "WEED-bush-can grow to tree size" that "RICIN" is made from...I guess the big brownish speckled seeds? Lots of valuable great tips on safety for everyone at home. This means having to be extra careful about what is within their reach around the house. Regardless of whether your plants are poisonous, I strongly encourage limiting your baby's access to them. Seek urgent medical attention if your child exhibits the following symptoms: While you wait for medical help, follow these tips to manage the situation: Keep in mind that in some cases plants can cause anaphylactic shock — a  sudden, life-threatening allergic reaction. NASA cites pothos, or devil's ivy, as one of the best houseplants for removing pollutants from the air. It seems to work. Some varieties, like the lady slipper orchid, are categorized as toxic to humans by the University of California. Abutilon spp. I found d ab half ab cup worth of water he spit uno on the floor with one bladebof the weed grass I also had in that bowl. Much appreciated and important information. Michelle Liew from Singapore on June 19, 2013: Wow! Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on February 22, 2013: @Sonia--plants are indeed powerful! They grow well in low light, and can sometimes be forced to produce interesting blooms similar to those of the calla lily. Voted up and I will try to pin this to my garden board. Replace broken or cracked pots. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on June 05, 2013: @janices7--Herbs can always make good houseplants too! Although they are more toxic than some of the plants here (except oleander-it's the worst) they really can't hurt you unless you deliberately eat the leaves or bulbs. It seems as though cats have it the worst! Keep toxic plants away from all of your pets, too! I have noted the name of these houseplants. Glad you found it helpful! Therefore, it's a good idea to keep all orchids out of reach of your child. Quite possibly, the plant in question will taste awful enough that animals and people leave it alone. (achimenes, hotwater plant, Cupid’s bower)Adiantum spp. They are dark green with light green throughout the leaves and are a succulent. Ivy not only serves as beautiful and traditional decoration but also removes airborne fecal-matter particles from the air, making it a wonderful asset for homes with pets. If you have children (or pets such as dogs), access to these plants puts them at risk.Young children are constantly tempted to put objects in … :(. The plants are still okay to keep as long as you keep them up high or in a room that can't be accessed by children and pets. I love the sanseveria as a house as a houseplant. Voted up! Many of the plants you featured are common garden plants, who would suspect they could be toxic? I don't think humans would show any symptoms just by growing and caring for these plants, even in large quantities. I have a new kitty and want to protect him from all things harmful. Few flowers are as beautiful as lilies. The dog can't reach them, but both plants sit on a long table where the cat is always sitting to look out the window. :). If your pets are particularly stubborn about messing with plants you can sprinkle red pepper around the soil and on the leaves. Voted up, useful, interesting and beautiful! I do know that during the Christmas season, keep poinsettas off the floor and up high if you have pets - they are extremely toxic to pets, but not so much to humans. Now with my husband and I have the feel of razors slashing down our legs and severe muscle and joint aches! Baby's Breath. This will prevent any confusion that could lead them to try the same with potentially toxic plants. Many "lilies," like this Asian lily, are especially toxic to felines. according to me i would give 10 out of 10 .this information is very useful in our daily life . Cats can always decided to do something on a whim. In case you have some curious pets, you ought to remove this plant. Great tips and wonderful info. Even plants that are considered non-toxic have the potential to cause severe reactions for certain individuals. They still shouldn’t go on a houseplant munching adventure, but if they do ingest a few nibbles of these, they will be ok. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on June 08, 2013: @ladydeonne--thank you for reading. I knew of some of them but not all. I hadn't realised this was such a rare thing, I thought most parents knew this stuff. :), I've heard lilies are bad for pets but these are new to me! Mary Norton from Ontario, Canada on February 09, 2015: Plants I thought are good to keep at home because they clean the air. Humans: Ivy can cause severe skin irritation. It can make them feel very bad though, so best to have them checked out. Our dog ate some Pothos, she was fine but it was a trip to the vet for her. Love the lay-out and topic. Keep the plants on a higher ground, like the top of bookshelves, where children cannot climb. Oleander. A child or pet could pull the plant from the shelf by tugging. There are few house plants that are more dangerous to a child than the sweet-scented Oleander (Nerium oleander). we just have to respect them. I think we often forget about the natural power - both good and bad - of plants and flowers around us. Make sure your hanging pots are sturdy enough to support the weight of the plant. Bu the time we were able to fond a late Sunday night emergency Vet to take her to, we went to load herb up and found her dead already! I sprinkle cinnamon around the soil on my plants to keep the cat away. Cats and dogs: Nausea, vomiting, staggering, head shaking, drooling, and difficulty breathing. Mike and Dorothy McKenney from United States on May 20, 2017: What a great article. In this case I've been blessed, my mum, always a country woman, now 96, was a safety nazi when we were young and told us which plants were poisonous and which we could eat and cook, subsequently, my kids know too. Pothos Ivy, also called Devil's Ivy, is recommended for its beautiful variegated leaves, forgiving nature, and air purification abilities. While it is best to play it safe whenever possible, also note that just because a plant might be toxic does not mean it is always fatal. Then something amazing happened: With these pistols and pollen pads GONE off each flower, these week old flowers PERKED up big time and lasted another week longer in beauty! In case the child has touched the toxic plant and rubbed their eyes, gently flush the eye with cool or lukewarm water for fifteen minutes. Symptoms are recorded as burning mouth, excessive salivation, diarrhea, dehydration, lack of appetite, and vomiting. Did you start following me? azrestoexp--Thanks for reading, and I am glad you found it useful! Our older folks told us not to plant oleanders in front of the house because of a silly superstition that the girls in the house would not be able to marry. Even at a young age, do not let your children get in the habit of putting flowers or leaves in their mouth — even if they are perfectly safe. I have dogs and I wonder if the animals know the danger of these plants. Day lilys are not true lilys, they are hemerocallis, they are not poisionous to animals. Just be sure kids and pets can't access them. Pothos is still very healthy to have in your house for the air both you and your pets breathe. I did learn when I had to call poison control once that cala lily (also more of an outdoor plant) is not as toxic as you say here - they told me that it has a lot of silica that could irritate the throat or stomach. But I can correct the problems. Thanks for the informative read. Kate P from The North Woods, USA on May 05, 2013: Very good to know.. Tons of plants are still available that are safe, beautiful, and useful. Voted up, useful and shared. oldiesmusic from United States on October 08, 2013: We do have these plants, they're familiar in many homes but I didn't know that they have a name, Dieffenbachia. I'm just starting a indoor/outdoor garden...this is very helpful, as I have cats and dogs!! Thanks for reading and commenting! WE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT POISONOUS PLANTS ESPECIALLY THAT WE SEE IN OUR DAILY LIFE. The calcium oxalate found in philodendron is the poisonous agent. Humans: In humans, even small children, ingesting philodendron usually has only mild side effects, including a dermatitis reaction and the swelling of the mouth and digestive tract. Though the philodendron is often found indoors, it's quite a poisonous houseplant for humans. In case you do have any of the following, make sure to keep them well out of the reach of your child: Here are some helpful tips on how to manage your houseplants, while keeping it safe for your child to explore around the house: Despite the precautions, it is always wise to prepare for the worst. Caladiums are another South American bulb plant with long-lasting foliage. I must make adjustments. Symptoms will include vomiting, lethargy, and lack of appetite. Very nicely written with detail of each plants. In case of contact poisoning (caused by touching a poisonous houseplant), remove the affected clothing using gloves. Since it's a trailing plant that climbs and spreads, it could be particularly dangerous around children if within their reach. I didn't know about any of these! Eating any part of this plant can cause a severe allergic reaction, along with vomiting and diarrhea. Our cat, once warned away by the strong scent, seems to avoid the plant ever after. Once your baby enters the explorer phase, it can add newfound challenges and stress for you to keep tabs on them around the house. They do not even ask the name of the plant they are buying so it is obvious that they would not know about the danger it may pose for their little ones. Most varieties of orchids are not poisonous, and the phalaenopsis variety of orchids has been specifically mentioned as safe. In fact, it is cited as one of the best plants for removing impurities from the air. Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants List. Common names: Maiden's breath Toxic to: Cats, dogs Symptoms: Vomiting, diarrhea Barbados Lily. Also, train your dogs not to eat anything else. :). Thanks for reading and sharing! They seemed to shine brighter after NEUTERING each lilly flower. This is information that everyone needs to know to keep their pets and children safe. Thanks for sharing. Always keep fresh water for pets so that they aren't tempted to drink from plant trays. Always wash your hands after handling such plants, especially before interacting with your child. Today, we will look into 8 common poisonous house plants that can be dangerous to your children and pets. Gail Meyers from Johnson County, Kansas on March 06, 2013: This is really a handy guide. My mother has a beautiful Oleander, but she keeps it locked behind a glass door, so we can still see it, but no one will accidentally touch it. So I ate lilly flower nectar and I have a sore throat, I'm looking for a cure, but I can't find one! From the elegant curved bloom of the calla lily to the seasonal favorite, the Easter lily, these colorful plants are popular indoors and out. Years ago I did have a giant 4 yr old Rotweiler die on me; and then bizarrely we found a pile of vomit with chewed up Oleander leaves in the vomit! This article is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge. NASA recommends using at least fifteen plants in the average home. C E Clark from North Texas on July 29, 2013: Had no idea so many common houseplants were toxic to people and animals. Because of this, many people receive these as starter plants or housewarming gifts. Kenneth Avery from Hamilton, Alabama on April 15, 2014: I loved this hub. Non-Toxic House Plants For Children, Cats, and Dogs, Gardening With Kids—Fun Plants and Ideas for Children, Calla Lily (which can be fatal to children). In which case many won't take the chance of tasting it again. Because this made me get ups and Googleb in if it was poisonous, and sure enough it was! Touching or ingesting the leaves, stem, or soil of some houseplants can cause a series of harmful effects, ranging from skin allergies and upset stomach to vomiting and diarrhea. @pstraubie--Cats are definitely hard to keep safe. The plants will still reward you with fullness and foliage that purifies the air. Wonderful and informative information. Cats: All parts of the plant are thought to be toxic. Older plants produce climbing stems and arrowhead-shaped leaves. This is especially important for plastic pots that have been outside in the elements. By KI MAE HEUSSNER. This will make the pet owners aware to plant what is not harmful for their pets. thank you very much. Find out the names of the plants. If you have pets or children, it's important to do your research on a plant before blindly bringing it into your home. Don't place vining plants where the tendrils are in reach. They just need to be kept out of reach. Signs and symptoms of anaphylactic shock include itching, sweating, diarrhea and vomiting, erythema, breathing problems, and swelling around the eyes and lips. Very useful hub. Even plants that are considered non-toxic have the potential to cause severe reactions for certain individuals. The photographs of each plant are so helpful as we don't all know the names of every plant in a dish garden or that we receive as a gift. Touching or ingesting the leaves, stem, or soil of some houseplants can cause a series of harmful effects, ranging from skin allergies and upset stomach to vomiting and diarrhea. I'd heard that poinsettias are poisonous (especially for cats), but hadn't heard that about a few on the list. They want to crawl or walk all the time, and their newfound mobility makes them want to touch, smell, and taste anything they see! I now understand how much of a poison this plant can be. Very good hub. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on April 02, 2013: @Gail Meyers--Thank you for reading and voting. Here are some top-rated plants for air purification: English ivy is a wonderful plant to hang indoors—out of reach of pets. ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center Phone Number: (888) 426-4435 . Although white water hemlock looks so beautiful and smells like carrots, it is really toxic among poisonous house plants. Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Foxgloves and Angel Trumpets, Delphiniums, Calla lilies are also highly toxic. Houseplants that are Poisonous to Pets The following is a list of common houseplants that are poisonous to pets, and exactly how toxic they are. Use automatic plant waterers or self-watering pots to protect plants from mold, and animals from toxic water. Content is for informational or entertainment purposes only and does not substitute for personal counsel or professional advice in business, financial, legal, or technical matters. Non-vining plants should be kept on high window sills or shelves. Humans: Arrhythmia, dizziness, and tremors. Kristen Howe from Northeast Ohio on April 02, 2015: Great hub on the toxicity of plants for us humans and pets. Succulent Studios. Most of the families should read this article, very helpful to house-plant lovers. I knew of some of them but not all. Maintain plants regularly and keep debris cleaned up. Before you purchase that philodendron or lovely lily, learn which common plants can pose the biggest threat to the more vulnerable members of your home. Diagnosis was renal failure mainly. Children are more susceptible and should be kept away from Oleander plants. Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on March 24, 2019: Important information for all who have pets. You can also keep tendrils out of reach by making them climb the chain. Thank you from me and my three dogs for this very important information:). Make sure plant shelves and ceiling hooks are strong enough to support the plant. Cats and dogs: Diarrhea, hyperactivity, gasping breaths, weakness, tremors, staggering, and vomiting. I don't use the cinnamon much anymore, just if I introduce a new one. I was only aware of a couple of these. I even ate a charcoal capsule and cleared out too, as after surgery I needed to clear out of loads off pain meds that I now have hurt my muscles and joints every time. Some varieties of orchids have even been used in Chinese medicine for their medicinal properties. And they can reach plants that are higher up than dogs. Marie Vonow from South Australia on March 10, 2016: Great article. Humans: Stomach upset, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, and skin irritation. I guess someone could have it in a courtyard or patio, in which case you should also include foxglove (digitalis) - it has the same level and type of toxicity and is probably more popular. Even if a plant is said to be safe.... any creature can have an allergic reaction ending in death. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on April 29, 2013: @ignugent17--Absolutely! archana rohit bhardwaj on January 17, 2014: it's a good article . Some of these will cause a minor tummy ache, while others are more severe and require an immediate trip to the vet if ingested. While older children can be taught the difference between “edible” and “poisonous” plants, babies and toddlers can’t … Caladiums provide a variety of colors, including red, pink, and white, which makes them an attractive addition to collections of greenery. Their essential oils are valued for antifungal and antibacterial properties. Can lead to renal failure and/or death. Quite possibly one of the most popular house plants, the lovely philodendron is easy to grow. For more specific and detailed information on different symptoms of plant poisoning in humans and pets, visit the following links. Also, individuals can react in different ways after contact with a toxic plant depending on their sensitivity level. I have a peace lily & had never thought of it being toxic to us or our pets. But are peace lilies poisonous for humans? Are there any lillies even in the bouquet ????? Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on January 29, 2013: @baygirl33--It is always wise to be cautious. Don't discard plant clippings where they can be easily accessed. If your child has ingested a poisonous houseplant and exhibits symptoms like vomiting, redness around mouth, and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention right away. Great information and shared. I would recommend telling your nieces not to eat the plants, and to wash their hands if they touch them to avoid irritation. don't put or avoid this plants to grow indoor or outdoor..beautiful plants but sadly harmful to humans and pets. Thanks for commenting! They can irritate the inside of your dog or cat’s mouth and … Tips. I knew about some of these, but lilies surprised me and that so many of them are toxic. THANKS!!! All parts of the caldadium are considered toxic to humans and animals. Water hemlock with the small white flowers may appear in the garden as the weeds. Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on June 27, 2013: Thanks for sharing these. Ill.: clipart-library.com, montage: laidbackgardener.blog The following plants are considered non-toxic for humans, dogs and cats and can therefore be safely used in any indoor décor, even those frequented by children or pets. But they are still so pretty to have in the house. Any plant can be dangerous when it is brought indoors where it can be accessed by children or pets. (maidenhair fern)Adonidia merrillii, syn. Thanks!!! It's worth looking around to make sure all plants within your baby's reach are safe. As long as you take care to follow some basic safety measures, plants, children, and pets can co-exist peacefully. I'm glad you moved your plants and didn't throw them away. Hang them high on porches or plant-stands. The idea is to reassure parents and pet owners, or people who might occasionally have children over or care for someone else’s pets, to choose safe plants … Most garden centers don't provide warning labels on their potted plants noting possible toxicity. Some of the most popular houseplants which are of potentially dangerous poisonous levels are listed here. The foliage is a mottled or variegated green with hints of white, yellow, and silver. Scary to think I had a completely POISONOUS Property inside and out! The peace lily, or Spathiphyllum, is not a member of the Liliaceae family, and therefore not a true lily. Veronica Roberts from Ohio, USA on December 17, 2012: Very useful info. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on May 29, 2013: @Victoria Lynn--if your pets don't seem interested then they probably won't bother them. They are shade-loving plants, which makes them ideal for apartments and rooms with little sunlight. Having ornamental plants is really essential. Kinda scary to know some of these are poisonos. Peace lilies are a popular choice for a houseplant, as they are easy to care for and produce beautiful white flowers. Tropical plants are just perfect for on-the-go homeowners who appreciate the beauty and benefit of houseplants but don’t always remember to water them. Dolores Monet from East Coast, United States on June 06, 2014: There are so many houseplants that are toxic! Keep those fur babies safe by choosing house plants that are non-toxic. I hope people are more careful with plants. Humans: Burning of the mouth, skin irritation, swelling of lips, tongue, and throat, vomiting, and diarrhea. Common toxic houseplants . Here are 15 that are safe for kids, cats, and dogs. It is commonly mixed in dish gardens with other plants that require similar care. Find out which Dangerous Houseplants who should not keep in your House. The Dieffenbachia is also called dumb cane. Most houseplants are harmless if touched or eaten, but some plants are poisonous and should be kept out of reach of children. Today, we will look into 8 common poisonous house plants that can be dangerous to your children and pets. Thank you for the comment! Suzette Walker from Taos, NM on November 16, 2013: Thank you for such a well-written, interesting and informative article on the danger of some house plants. Most houseplants are harmless if touched or eaten, but some plants are poisonous and should be kept out of reach of children. Now it's winter. I am going to share it and I hope many others will as well. (I think only bored cats mess with plants though). While geraniums are usually considered safe to have as a houseplant, keep in mind that they may cause skin irritation or contact dermatitis when touched. It is very beautiful. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on April 26, 2013: @healthmom--Thank you for reading. This is a good guide for people who children and/or pets. I will pass it along to my older pet loving neighbors, who have no access to the internet. Humans: Symptoms after ingestion can include: painful burning and swelling of the mouth, tongue, lips and throat, difficulty breathing, speaking, and swallowing, and possible blocked airways that can lead to death. Storing seeds or bulbs away from children and food storage spaces. I used to pull the leaves when I was a child and then I experienced a hot sensation in my hands, that even washing them won't make this "heat" in my hands go away immediately. So their kept high off the floor for just the reasons you noted. Common names: Amaryllis, fire lily, lily of the palace, ridderstjerne Toxic to: Cats, dogs Symptoms: Vomiting, salvation, diarrhea (large quantities can cause convulsions, low blood pressure, tremors and cardiac arrhythmias) Note: The bulbs are the most poisonous part … Even though it takes massive doses to cause severe reactions for certain individuals that tiger lily day. Or woody stems April 02, 2015: great hub on the of... 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