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There are some deadly and dangerous plants and flowers on earth which can kill and cause many diseases in no time. Choose the right plants for your home and garden as some are extremely toxic. Here are some dangerous plants that should be avoid in the garden.
Dangerous plants that should be avoided in the garden are:
1.Oleander: This is the most deadliest plant on Earth. The flowers of the plant may smell good but the leaves are extremely poisonous. Just one leaf can kill humans as it contains many poisonous substances like nerioside, oleandroside, saponins, and cardiac glycosides.
2.Castor: Castor oil may be beneficiary to the body but the seeds are highly dangerous. One castor bean when swallowed by an adult can be fatal in minutes. The seeds contain a toxin called Ricin which is removed when making oil.
3.Hydrangea: These bright colored beautiful flowers grow in clusters. They look very beautiful in gardens but can cause many problems like skin irritation, vomiting, weakness, sweating, coma, convulsions and a breakdown in blood circulation.
4.Rosary Pea: Although the name is very “rosy” and sweet, the bean is very toxic. If the legume is consumed, death will follow As if a deadly in a short time. The seeds are red with a black dot and look like the red beetles. Contains a poisonous component called Abrin which can cause many problems like fever, vomiting, nausea, kidney problems and internal lesions etc.
5.Rhododendron: Rhododendron are beautiful flowers to grow but are also very toxic as they contain some killer components. The toxins cause many problems like depression, pain, vomiting, nausea, paralysis, coma and eventually death. All the parts of the plant are highly toxic.
6.Bushman”s poison: As the name, the plant is unimaginably poisonous. The milky sap in the plant can be fatal and is used in many African countries to kill people by smearing the arrow with the sap.
7.Chokecherry: These wild berries are highly choking and cause serious respiratory problems and can be fatal to people who have the cherries.
8.Daphne: The drooping garden flowers are extremely toxic as they contain a poisonous substance called mezerein. Consumption of flowers and seeds result in vomiting, internal bleeding, nausea, coma and death.
9.Angel”s trumpet: The plant may sound very sweet but is popularly known for its toxic properties. It is a highly effective hallucinogen and contains many fatal components like atropine, hyoscyamine and scopolamine. The components cause many ailments and even death.
10.Water hemlock: The plant, in history, was used as a poison drink to kill people and contains a toxic sap containing cicutoxin. This convulsant causes quick death even with very little amount of the plant extract.
These are the dangerous plants to avoid in the garden.