Poisonous flowers to note when presenting on Tet

There are many types of flowers that many people like to buy to display on Tet holiday that can be a potential danger.

Poisonous flowers to note when presenting on Tet
The sticky resin of chamomile flowers can cause skin allergies.

Chrysanthemum is a familiar flower to many people around the world, also a popular flower in Vietnamese culture. Today, this flower is bred to have many colors and designs. Dai dai daisies in addition to their brilliant yellow color also have white, purple, and pink colors. In particular, the chrysanthemum group (with many small branches or bunches of chrysanthemums) is loved by everyone because of its softness and very rich color. rich.

In feng shui, chrysanthemums have the meaning of symbolizing longevity, helping to stabilize the magnetic field and increase the happiness in the family. However, sticking to the sap of this plant makes you itchy and allergic.

Poisonous flowers to note when presenting on Tet
Accidentally swallowing a little lily of the valley will cause nausea, diarrhea, severe convulsions.

Bell orchids, also known as lily of the valley, are bell-shaped flowers, white (rarely pink), with a sweet fragrance. This is a popular ornamental plant in the garden. However, this flower actually contains toxins throughout the whole plant.

According to experts, swallowing a few of these flowers can cause nausea, mouth pain, abdominal pain, diarrhea and convulsions, heart rate may be slowed or disturbed. In that case, it should be taken immediately to a medical facility to wash the intestines or drink activated charcoal to detoxify. In severe cases, medication is needed to regulate the heart rate.

Poisonous flowers to note when presenting on Tet
The small pollen grains on the hydrangea flower will cause allergic skin reactions.

Hydrangea, also known as hydrangea, or hydrangea, grows a lot in East Asia. This flower has large leaves, flowers grow in clusters at the top of branches, pink, white, purple flowers are very beautiful. In Vietnam, hydrangeas are grown a lot in Da Lat. However, both the leaves and flowers of this plant are poisonous.

In history, Queen Cleopatra once forced her servant to commit suicide by eating hydrangeas.

If accidentally ingested this toxin can immediately cause itching, vomiting, sweating and severe abdominal pain. More serious can lead to coma, convulsions, blood circulation disorders.

In addition, the small pollen particles released by hydrangeas will make the sensitive skin of many people allergic. Therefore, it should be noted when buying this flower for the home, especially if there are small children in the house.

Poisonous flowers to note when presenting on Tet
The leaves and nectar of this plant are very poisonous.

Azaleas are chosen by many people to display in their homes when Tet comes because of its beauty. However, the leaves and nectar of this plant are very poisonous. If swallowed, mouth burns, foaming at the mouth, vomiting, diarrhea, and tingling in the skin. You may then have headaches, muscle fatigue and decreased vision. Worse are arrhythmias, coma, and convulsions.

Poisonous flowers to note when presenting on Tet
The extract found in lilies contains the hallucinogen Scopolamine.

Lilies are loved by many people, but in 2014, pharmacist Phan Minh Hien, University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City, once conducted a study to learn about the chemical composition of lilies. The flower selected for research is the yellow lily in Da Lat with the scientific name Brugmansia aurea Lagerh. Analytical results showed that lilies contain the hallucinogen Scopolamine . Just by drinking a single drop of poison extracted from the scopolamine substance of lilies, the victim can experience memory loss and temporary loss of consciousness.

Just ingesting a small amount of Scopolamine can cause poisoning. Therefore, people should not arbitrarily pick any part of the lily plant to eat or drink. When poisoning, mild people feel dry mouth, difficult to swallow, reduce secretions in the bronchi, dilated pupils, severe can be confused, paranoid, easily irritated.

Poisonous flowers to note when presenting on Tet
In narcissus root contains about 0.06% poison narcissin.

Daffodils have the scientific name Narcissus tazetta L, belonging to the family Amaryllidaceae. This type of flower is imported from Japan and China, often planted on New Year’s Eve as an ornamental because of its beautiful and fragrant flowers.

Although beautiful and chosen by many people to display, daffodils have powerful and poisonous rhizomes. The narcissus root contains about 0.06% narcissin . This poison, if used in small doses for dogs and cats, can cause salivation, in large doses can cause vomiting and diarrhea.

Poisonous flowers to note when presenting on Tet
Tulip bulbs contain tulipene, which when ingested will cause dizziness and nausea.

The world famous tulip is also very popular in Vietnam, it is grown a lot in Da Lat and where the climate is cold. Tulips are very beautiful, but the bulbs of the tulips have tulipene . When ingested, it will cause dizziness and nausea. Therefore, if you arrange tulips in the house, you should pay attention to keep them out of the reach of children, especially the bulbs of the tulip tree. If someone is exposed to the poison of the plant, it is necessary to call the nearest medical facility for treatment and quickly bring the poisoned person to a place for treatment.

Poisonous flowers to note when presenting on Tet
Oleander flowers are highly toxic and are found in every part of the plant.

This is a very beautiful flowering plant, so it is grown quite a lot for ornamental purposes. But oleander flowers are highly toxic and can be found in all parts of the plant, and can cause eye damage on impact or death if exposed directly. Because oleander contains dangerous compounds such as strychnine , chewing just one oleander leaf is dangerous for children, and chewing 10-20 leaves is dangerous for adults.

Symptoms of poisoning when eating oleander are usually nausea, vomiting, diarrhea that may bleed, abdominal pain, arrhythmia, heart failure, low blood pressure, chills due to unstable blood circulation. This leads to central nervous system disorders, lack of oxygen to the brain, coma and death. Oleander sap causes skin irritation, eye irritation, skin inflammation.

Poisonous flowers to note when presenting on Tet
Anthurium is a poisonous whole plant.

Anthurium is grown in many parts of the world and is used quite commonly in home decoration. However, anthuriums are poisonous whole plants, they contain saponins and calcium oxalate crystals that can penetrate the digestive mucosal layers causing a burning sensation.

The toxins in the plant are toxic to all mammals, chewing on the leaves can cause swelling in the mouth and irritation in the throat. Leaves or other parts of the plant brought close to the human skin cause rashes and blisters.