This information is essential for everyone. Plants improve the breathing habitat for humans, and spider plants are no exception to that. It's like what happened to me 10 yrs ago from taking CIPRO and LEVAQUIN damages have started all over again! Neither of us had owned a cat since we were young, so she did some research and that's when she came across lily's being toxic to them. Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on March 24, 2019: Important information for all who have pets. Thanks for reading and commenting! It's a win win for me anyways ;). This plant is related to the philodendron and is also easy to care for. Now it's winter. However I have to keep my Spider plant on the roof almost. :). Like philodendrons and pothos, however, they can cause painful symptoms and sometimes death if ingested by humans or animals. #1. Children or pets could choke on small berries, leaves, or woody stems. 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. It produces a lot of offsets, (new plant shoots), that you can cut off from the mother plant and use to make new plants for yourself or your friends! You can also keep tendrils out of reach by making them climb the chain. Cats can always decided to do something on a whim. Proper watering methods are critical for the success of this plant: never let it dry completely and never let it stand in water. 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? They are dark green with light green throughout the leaves and are a succulent. Renal and liver failure could occur and, if not treated, lead to death. Only water it when the top soil feels dry to the touch. Therefore, if your pet starts to chomp on your carefully cultivated garden sunflowers—or if it happens to find some growing in the wild—you can rest assured that no harm will befall. Through this hub I learned the names of my plants (besides aloe vera) which I did not know the names yet until now. Can lead to renal failure and/or death. There are many varieties of peace lily, with the "Mauna Loa" lily being one of the most common indoor ornamentals. I would recommend telling your nieces not to eat the plants, and to wash their hands if they touch them to avoid irritation. archana rohit bhardwaj on January 17, 2014: it's a good article . Recently, my daughter's cat was gravely ill. Cats are more susceptible to lily poisoning than dogs. Thank you for sharing. Also known as the goosefoot plant, their sap’s toxic elements can lead to skin irritation and vomiting. Even though it takes massive doses to cause serious illness, sometimes handling plants can cause annoying skin irritations. Keep up the great work. Don't forget that plants summering outside can be dangerous to outdoor pets. Tkank you for your article on the ten plants to avoid around children. I water mine once every two weeks in both winter and summer. Several things I did not know. this is a great article. It is an evergreen perennial from South America with glossy leaves and a unique white bloom that rises from a central stalk. It’s easy to understand from the simple fact that plants produce oxygen and we consume it. It needs to be watered when the soil is dry to the touch. Many of the plants you featured are common garden plants, who would suspect they could be toxic? Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on February 22, 2013: @Sonia--plants are indeed powerful! Since that incident I avoided that plant. Hope to see you soon. A toxin named Tremetol is found in the plant which is highly poisonous to humans indirectly. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on April 29, 2013: @ignugent17--Absolutely! Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on April 11, 2013: @PegCole--My pets have never bothered my Pothos either. Others seem to love digging in and eating plants. I have all this plants all my life in my house and my classroom had them all but nothing happened. This knowledge was important as part of our risk management strategy. If ingested, immediately call the Poison Control Center -- (800) 222-1222 -- or your doctor. 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. voted up and shared. It's nice to have this information. Cats and dogs: Diarrhea, hyperactivity, gasping breaths, weakness, tremors, staggering, and vomiting. Would you recommend of plants that are good indoor? Symptoms will include vomiting, lethargy, and lack of appetite. This is one of my favourite non-toxic houseplants. Quite possibly one of the most popular house plants, the lovely philodendron is easy to grow. I don't use the cinnamon much anymore, just if I introduce a new one. Black widow venom packs a powerful punch of neurotoxins, though their bites are seldom fatal. Great article, thanks for sharing. I have a new kitty and want to protect him from all things harmful. Dumb cane is more likely to be ingested since the large plants are usually kept in pots on the floor or low pedestals. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on June 22, 2014: Thank you, Au Fait. This is a quite easy to care for non-toxic houseplant with interestingly shaped, shiny and deep green leaves. I would love it. Check pots and soil regularly for mold and mildew. Arrowhead plants (Syngonium podophyllum) have long, heart-shaped leaves. Whereas it is advisable to keep all plants out of the reach of those who might crush, eat, or taste them, it is not always possible to prevent accidental encounters. To keep cats from accessing plants that are out of reach of children and dogs, try using hanging bird cages to hold the pots. Ivy is used in holiday decor as wreaths and centerpieces. I love watching this plant constantly develop. This was so tragically HORRIBLE and to know she indeed suffered intensely! Little did I know that a few of them can be really harmful. I purposely left out the breathtaking Prayer Plant, (Maranta Leuconeura), the Boston Fern and the pretty Fittonia because they are not that easy to care for. 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. In rare instances, it can produce a dermatological reaction, but is mainly toxic only if ingested. The foliage is a mottled or variegated green with hints of white, yellow, and silver. 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. 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. Most of the families should read this article, very helpful to house-plant lovers. It’s a succulent-like plant. Dieffenbachia can cause paralysis of the throat and tongue. Great. Thank you so much, this help a lot for those who have no idea about beautiful, air purifier but poisonous plants. But are peace lilies poisonous to humans? Trim plants to prevent children and pets from accessing vines. Patricia Scott from North Central Florida on June 27, 2013: Thanks for sharing these. :). Thanks for reading and leaving such a nice comment! Because of this, many people receive these as starter plants or housewarming gifts. Children are more susceptible and should be kept away from Oleander plants. Cats and Dogs: Arrhythmia, vomiting, and cold extremities. If your dogs haven't bothered them so far then you are probably okay. Many are plants we grow to add some beauty to our yards. But they are still so pretty to have in the house. With their beautiful flowers, hibiscus plants can add a burst of color to your home. I hope you have fun redecorating! @Faceless-Thanks for reading! Aloe Vera: Usually kept all year round as a houseplant, it’s not overly poisonous to pets but can cause diarrhoea if they consume too much. Other house plants that are poisonous to humans: I have most of this plants in my garden. Most garden centers don't provide warning labels on their potted plants noting possible toxicity. While they are not dangerous to humans, hibiscus plants are toxic to cats. From the elegant curved bloom of the calla lily to the seasonal favorite, the Easter lily, these colorful plants are popular indoors and out. Spider plants are non toxic, but something or someone could be allergic.. Be safe everyone! I hope people are more careful with plants. Wax Plants are extremely easy to propagate by simply cutting the stems and allowing them to grow roots into water. Kristen Howe from Northeast Ohio on April 02, 2015: Great hub on the toxicity of plants for us humans and pets. Their flowers are so incredibly beautiful to me that I have always been scared to ruin them or even kill the plant. There are plenty of common houseplants that are actually quite toxic to humans and animals. Yes, coleus is safe for humans. In time a single airplane plant will give you many plants to keep or give away to friends. Michelle Liew from Singapore on June 19, 2013: Wow! All parts of the plant contain protoanemonin, which can cause severe skin and gastrointestinal irritation, bitter taste and burning in the mouth and throat, mouth ulcers, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and hematemesis. Thanks and voted up. If in doubt, place a plant out of reach, but don't feel you have to sacrifice the benefits and beauty of plants altogether. I'm just starting a indoor/outdoor garden...this is very helpful, as I have cats and dogs!! Great info in this hub! If you are considering adding some green to your home, but are worried about your crawling and curious toddler or your pet’s need to nibble on plants, you need to know that there are several non toxic-plants available out there! However, it contains calcium oxalate crystals, which are mildly toxic to humans and animals when ingested. 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). One su… It has all the benefits you can think of; it’s extremely easy to care for, (basically impossible to kill), it does well in low light areas of your home or office, and it’s an excellent air purifier! So the question is that is lavender toxic to humans? Thank you so much for this article!!!! Mike and Dorothy McKenney from United States on May 20, 2017: What a great article. I've been given lots of plants that came with no name tags! Arizona's Restoration Experts, LLC on May 13, 2013: Very interesting and informative. Only the stalks and shoots of this plant are ingested with its berries being poisonous. Just because these plants are potentially dangerous doesn't mean you can't enjoy them in your home. Spider Plant – Cats are wildly attracted to spider plants (all those wiggly legs!). Thanks for reading and commenting! If you enjoy propagating plants, the Trailing Jade is relatively easy to propagate by either leaf or branch cut. 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. Humans: Burning of the mouth, skin irritation, swelling of lips, tongue, and throat, vomiting, and diarrhea. For best advice on Orchids, I recommend you check out the justaddiceorchids website. It comes in all sort of beautiful colours and variegations and it  blooms all year round if proper lighting is provided. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on September 10, 2013: @rusticliving--My cat has never bothered them either, but it is better not to take chances. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on April 21, 2013: @GoodLady--Calla lilies are beautiful plants! If you have a green thumb with an interest for propagation, this is a great plant to propagate as it produces many spiderettes that can be cut off  from the mother plant and re-potted to make other plants. I was not knowing the name of the plant. 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. Hope it is helpful! They are also commonly known a elephant's ears and angel's Wings. It is commonly mixed in dish gardens with other plants that require similar care. Toxic plants can be a hazard to children and pets, as well as to elderly persons with dementia. Brown Widow Spider Bite Symptoms; Share on Facebook; While sago palms (Cycas revoluta) might look innocuous and inviting, the hardy plants are highly poisonous to both human beings and pets. It won't hurt the plants, but it will usually deter a pet from digging in the dirt or tasting the leaves. I’ve always seen this plant as a forbidden beauty. Symptoms like muscle spasms and diarrhea can occur; a visit to the clinic is imperative with ingestion of the spider lily. But I can correct the problems. If you're worried your loved ones may ingest your houseplants, you may want to keep the plants in this article out of your house. Like the Spider Plant, the Hoya carnosa can be ceiling hung with a beautiful basket. To protect your little ones from these poisonous plants, always remove the berries before decorating your home with fresh holly. The Hoya Carnosa isn’t technically a succulent. Many people receive arrowhead plants as gifts. I am happy to have found your hub as a guide for my purchases as I have two dogs. I keep mine in a relatively shaded shelf in a South facing room, this way it still gets plenty of light without being exposed to bright, direct sunlight. Tons of plants are still available that are safe, beautiful, and useful. NASA recommends using at least fifteen plants in the average home. The African violet is a relatively easy to care for non-toxic houseplant once you’ve got watering figured out. Day lilys are not true lilys, they are hemerocallis, they are not poisionous to animals. These plants, like many epiphytes, thrive on high humidity and little watering so a Sealed Terrarium is the perfect environment for it. I was only aware of a couple of these. 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. Orchid enjoy bright, indirect light. So continue to enjoy your lovely plants. Thank you so much for sharing! They grow well in low light, and can sometimes be forced to produce interesting blooms similar to those of the calla lily. I water mine every 10 days to 2 weeks. THANKS!!! They are also excellent air purifiers. Of course this is different if you have small children or pets like cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs or pet birds that are allowed to roam the house freely. The beautiful “porcelain” and fragrant flower of my friend’s Wax Plant. I would love to see scientific grounds or studies why this plants are toxic in such a way. It was informative, helpful, and a lot of fun to read. 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! I am going to share it and I hope many others will as well. 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. These pets sometimes like to nibble on leaves, stems or twigs and expose themselves to the toxins. A tall Parlor Palm in a corner of your Living Room or Study adds a great deal of tropical feel to the space and brightens up the room greatly! 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. I now understand how much of a poison this plant can be. Praise GOD Buster is A okay :) He probably threw most of it up on the floor, but the charcoal surely absorbed the residue and his turds cane bout hard and black! Kate P from The North Woods, USA on May 05, 2013: Very good to know.. Thelma Alberts from Germany and Philippines on May 20, 2013: I have most of these plants in my garden. don't put or avoid this plants to grow indoor or outdoor..beautiful plants but sadly harmful to humans and pets. Keep up the great work, and I forgot. I have to inform my nieces and their parents about these toxic plants. I didn't know about any of these! This type of fern differs quite significantly from all other ferns in terms of foliage shape, light and watering requirements. Must not be too poisonous if that is true. i didn't know about much of this. Good information. Why does beauty equal KILLER!?!?!? Nerium oleander looks delicate and innocent, but is so toxic that even ingesting honey made from its nectar can produce symptoms. Diagnosis was renal failure mainly. If you are interested on Plant Propagation, read my articles on Propagation for Kids and Plants in Progress. Voted up+ I/A/U and shared! nely ernita from jakarta on February 08, 2016: Olivia Sanzzi from San Antonio on July 03, 2015: This article was VERY helpful, well-researched, and well-written. I’ve planted these cuttings a few months ago and the they are now thriving in a pot. And they can reach plants that are higher up than dogs. 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! There are dozens of safe plants for children, cats and dogs on the market, and many articles listing the best options suitable for these particular end users…However, I selected these 10 non-toxic houseplants solely based on their ease of care and maintenance, and my personal experience with them. Stephanie Henkel from USA on July 17, 2013: I knew that some of these plants were toxic, but you provided so much new information! Found I have a few of those plants also!!! Hollywood is squarely to blame for these spiders' toxic-to-humans reputation. Lots of valuable great tips on safety for everyone at home. Food luck with your search, and thanks for reading! Peace Lily (Spathyphyllum spp.) Poisonous plants present all year round. some of them aren't well known. I admire your writing style and I wish you my Best in your future writing of hubs, poems, and maybe books. Thank you for reading! Voted up, useful and shared. Penelope Hart from Rome, Italy on April 10, 2013: I love the calla lily and had no idea it was so poisonous, or many of those other really beautiful plants you have photographed and talked about so interestingly here, many of which Ive had growing happily in my bedroom. This is information that everyone needs to know to keep their pets and children safe. Ideally, this plant is watered with lukewarm water that stood for 48 hours before pouring. The Spider Plant is not only a non-toxic houseplant; it’s one of the most versatile plants you can buy for your home. By no means this is a complete list of all the non-toxic houseplants. So I ate lilly flower nectar and I have a sore throat, I'm looking for a cure, but I can't find one! 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. Thanks for commenting! Luckily she doesn't seem to have any symptoms that you had mentioned. I'm so glad I popped by here because I'm about to buy some house plants. Also, train your dogs not to eat anything else. Ivy (often called "English ivy") is a charming sight when it creeps over stone or brick walls or creates cool, lush carpeting beneath trees. 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! I’ve assembled this list based on my own experience with the plants we have in our home and thorough research on the subject. I sprinkle cinnamon around the soil on my plants to keep the cat away. Humans: Stomach upset, vomiting, headache, blurred vision, and skin irritation. Glad you found it helpful! Check this page for house plants safe for cats and other pets. 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. PHOTO 4 of 20. alannahbale from Rugby, Warwickshire on August 20, 2013: I never knew this before, it's really interesting! They just need to be kept out of reach. If your pets are particularly stubborn about messing with plants you can sprinkle red pepper around the soil and on the leaves. I'm shocked. Sharing this, it's important! I love my followers and am always interested in what they are doing and writing about. Thanks for the comment, and I am glad you enjoyed the hub! I have a dog and cat. Thankfully, the dogs leave it alone. I hadn't realised this was such a rare thing, I thought most parents knew this stuff. For this reason, it’s wise to keep them away from your pets. 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. Though I knew some of these plants were toxic, like the Oleander, I did not know that Pothos Ivy was toxic. Keep plants out of reach or in rooms where children and pets are not allowed. Unfortunately, the side effects of their sap is dangerous for both humans and pets. Even if a plant is said to be safe.... any creature can have an allergic reaction ending in death. Just be sure kids and pets can't access them. I am also sharing this info with my family and friends. Jayme Kinsey (author) from Oklahoma on May 21, 2013: @Thelma--I think it depends on the dog. I have not seen her, or any signs that she may be nibbling on any of them.. but rest assured, those plants have already been placed somewhere else! 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. Wear gloves while handling or wash hands immediately after handling plants that could irritate skin or eyes. The effects … Also present in spring. Despite their similar names, the plants are not closely related and the spider plant, unlike the spider lily, is non-toxic. Thank you for the comment! The plants will still reward you with fullness and foliage that purifies the air. 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