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Top 6 Common Plant Species Harmful to Human

Top 6 Common Plant Species Harmful to Human
Top 6 Common Plant Species Harmful to Human

This article shows you top 6 common plant species harmful to human. They are Parasol tree seed, Oleander, Devil’s trumpet, Poinsettias, Chinese evergreens and Rhododendron. In reality, these plants are familiar in daily life but they consist of many dangerous toxins.

Parasol tree seed

Each parasol tree can be up to 7 meters high. These trees usually grow in the forest, especially in rainforests or on limestone soils. At harvest time, people usually pick seeds and leaves, seeds.

Parasol tree seed
Parasol tree seed

Although stems, leaves and resin are often used as precious remedies, the fruits and seeds of parasol tree contain a toxic called curcin, which can cause the diseases related to liver and digestive system. If children are unfortunate to eat the seeds, they have to suffer from diarrhea, vomiting, stomach pains and burned throat. In case of severe poisoning, patients may deal with central nervous system depression, cardiovascular disorders and gastrointestinal bleeding.

Oleander

Despite being an attractive flowering shrub, Oleander is one of the most harmful plants that are commonly grown in gardens. In reality, oleander is extremely toxic to children, but it is still grown in schoolyards.

Oleander
Oleander

Eating oleander can cause several symptoms for both digestive system and cardiovascular system. The gastrointestinal symptoms may include vomiting, salivation, abdominal pain and diarrhea with or without blood. The cardiovascular symptoms consist of arrhythmias. At first, tachycardia occurs, but then heart rate is slow below normal. The heart may beat abnormally and does not have signs of specific beats. More severe cases can lead to pale skin and chilliness due to poor blood circulation. The effects caused by this Oleander poisoning can also badly affect the central nervous system.

These symptoms may include absent expression, limbs and muscles trembling, seizures, coma; and even this disease can lead to death. Oleander rinse can cause severe skin irritation, swelling, eye irritation and typical allergic reactions of dermatitis.

Devil’s trumpet

This tree has many names such as Belladonna, Devil’s Berries and Death Cherries. Its leaves and fruits are quite poisonous. In case children eat this tree, death may occur.

Devil's trumpet
Devil’s trumpet

As the most poisonous plant in the Western Hemisphere, the toxin included in Devil’s trumpet causes a lot of symptoms involving delirium, hallucination, mydriasis, sensitivity to light, rapid heartbeat, imbalance of mind, headache, hives, constipation and convulsion. If victims are not given emergency aid timely, they will die from the toxins that will interrupt the operations of certain organs such as sweat glands, breath and heart rate.

Poinsettia

Poinsettia features the leaves of bright red, pink or white together with bunches of small yellow flowers in the middle. Poinsettia is loved by many people; therefore, it is arranged in the house on Christmas and Tet holidays because of its good look and lucky name. However, the poinsettias rinse can irritate the skin and eyes like other plants of the family of Ricinus. If eating poinsettias leaves, you may have diarrhea or vomiting.

Poinsettia
Poinsettia

Chinese evergreen

The Chinese evergreen is a plant species that is green all year round and originates in the tropical forests of the north of South America and Western India. As one of the most widely used plants (because they can be easily grown and have a great variety of species), Chinese evergreens are often used in interior and exterior decoration. However, this is also the most noxious plant in the world. Chewing any parts of this plant can cause severe pains in the mouth and throat and excessive salivation. In some cases, the throat swells up, leading to suffocation.

Chinese evergreen
Chinese evergreen

Rhododendron

The Rhododendron is one of the favorite ornamental plants. On New Year, Vietnamese families usually grow rhododendron in the house to pray for a comfortable life in the new year. However, in reality, the roots, trunks, leaves and flowers of this plant contain the poison that causes nausea, vomiting, dizziness and difficulty in breathing. Children weighing 25 kilograms will be poisoned if eating from 100 to 250 grams of rhododendron leaves.

Rhododendron
Rhododendron

Although they are all common plant species, you should avoid touching parts of the above-mentioned plants that may give you some dangerous diseases. Hope that the information above will help you to attain more knowledge of features of plants around us.

Miraculous Senses of Animals in the World

miraculous senses of animals in the world
Miraculous senses of animals in the world

Humans and animals have a different look at the world. In fact, many species of animals own miraculous senses that seem to be unreachable to humans. The humans just feel the world by five senses: taste, sight, touch, smell, and sounding. Besides, modern science technology brings about a lot of achievements and gives humans more perceptions and sights of the whole world. However, in reality, several animals are endowed with most of these sights that are considered to be the super strength with the eye of humans. Here are miraculous senses of animals in the world.

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The most outstanding Japanese foods
The most outstanding Japanese foods

With some popular dishes such as Sukiyaki or Sushi, Japanese cuisine has become more familiar and been highly appreciated all over the world in recent years. In fact, many visitors to Japan get the opportunity to try special dishes such as raw fish or fried shrimp. In this article, we will give you some information about typical Japanese foods such as Sushi, Sashimi, Shabu-shabu, Sukiyaki, Tempura, Tonkatsu, Kaiseki Ryori, Yakitori and Sake.

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Carnivorous plants

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In reality, animals have teeth and claws; plants also own thorns and sharp leaves. Here are the names of 10 deadly carnivorous plants around the world that have a great ability to produce unique hunting techniques.

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Typical dishes in Italy
Typical dishes in Italy

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Humans experienced the ancient civilization along with large rivers. Rivers are the abundant source of valuables resources offered by nature. They can bring human countless benefits but they sometimes become extremely violent and dispossess us of everything. In the world, there are quite a few dangerous rivers that run very fast and have sea monsters. With the features above, these rivers can easily bereave the lives of a number of people who try to get across the rivers. This article introduces you the list of the most dangerous rivers in the world.

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Customs in Southeast Asian countries

Some countries in Southeast Asia like Thailand, Malaysia or Singapore have their own customs and practices. It is recommended that travelers should learn more about customs in Southeast Asian countries in order to behave in a proper way. This article will introduce some popular ones in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Laos.

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Populous cities in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is a subregion of Asia and consists of 11 member states. This region is home to many large cities and diverse cultures bringing modern to traditional features. After that, this article will provide you with the information about top 5 populous cities in Southeast Asia and their characteristics as well. Particularly, they are Jakarta, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Yangon.

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Best foods for the children’s intelligence

The good health and the great intelligence of children are the desire of the majority of parents. To achieve that, it is recommended that the parents have to provide children with the good care and education. As a result, a balanced diet plays a very important role in caring the children. Here are 7 best foods for the children’s intelligence. To keep your children healthy and help them develop the intelligence, you should regularly add these foods to the menu.