House plants play several beneficial roles in our home environment. They provide visual interest to the home, purify the air, and may be edible or medicinal. Some common plants, such as Aloe Vera are a common staple for most kitchens, praised for their easy care, beautiful shape, and soothing gel. They are also listed as a toxic house plant, along with many other commonly grown plants.
Toxic plants can be a hazard to children and pets, as well as to elderly persons with dementia. 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.
Poisoning can occur from:
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