6 Extremely Poisonous Plants People Confuse for Food
While far from the most common cause of poisoning (that dubious honor belongs to carbon monoxide and household items such as pesticide), hospitalization due to the ingestion of poisonous plants is entirely preventable.
This is How Poisonous Animals Avoid Poisoning Themselves!
But how do these animals survive their own poison? Rebecca D. Tarvin explains all in this informative TED-ED video.
Sun Poisoning vs. Sunburn - The Important Differences
Severe sunburn or sun poisoning should be treated immediately to prevent long term consequences. This is how you can recognize, treat, and prevent sun poisoning. Symptoms - Sunburn vs.
The Most Effective Home Remedies For Poison Ivy
In this post, we discuss the best home remedies for a poison ivy rash. Why does poison ivy trigger a rash? Poison ivy ( Toxicodendron radicans ) is a three-leafed vine plant widespread in the US and Asia. The seemingly harmless ground-dwelling plant contains an oily substance called urushiol.
Be Aware of These Foods as They Can Cause Food Poisoning
This means that your odds of succumbing to food poisoning are pretty slim, but you’re still going to have a pretty rough time. There are many different causes of food poisoning, such as bacteria, toxins, and chemicals. However, some foods have a higher possibility of making you sick than others.
Food Poisoning?? Treat it Quick and Naturally at Home!
All of us have suffered from food poisoning at some point in our life. You may have had those mouthwatering sausages from the roadside stall, only to get a severe stomach ache and diarrhea a couple of days later. Chances are - it's food poisoning you're suffering from.
6 Common Symptoms That Are Indicative of Food Poisoning!
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 48 million people contract food poisoning every year.
10 Poisonous Flowers Every Gardener Should Know About
Flowers spread color and joy and compliment the garden, but some plants that are loved by gardeners are actually toxic.
Be Warned that These Plants May Kill You
But, you cannot eat them as it contains a poison which weeds its way into the body's cells, preventing them from creating essential proteins, which, if left untreated can lead to death.
I Never Knew That Cassia Cinnamon Is Poisonous!
Most commonly used for flavoring, cassia now dominates the cinnamon market in the US because of its cheap cost, though its use has been severely restricted and partially banned in the EU due to real concerns about its poisonous health effects.
These Mystical Plants Seem To Be From Another Planet
You don’t have to be an avid gardener or a flower lover to admire the beauty of various plants . The fresh smell of a plant or flower has the power to brighten our mood and uplift our senses. Our world is filled with an array of beautiful and delicate plant species.
14 Common Plants That Are Toxic for Your Pets
Water Lilies These delicate water-plants - a wonderful decoration - are extremely poisonous to cats and can cause severe kidney failure. 3.
QUIZ: The Biology of Plants
Content QUIZ: The Biology of Plants quiz The earth desperately needs plants, but why? You will get your answer when you take our quiz!
Joke: The Doctor's Plant
Content Joke: The Doctor's Plant joke Two doctors, Dean and Gable, are treating a man with lung disease...
The Birth of Plants - Magnificent!
Before you is a gorgeous video in macro photography showing the movement involved in the birth of various plants. Many of us think of plants as stationary, only changing when we can't see. But the truth is that plants move all the time, only very slowly.
These Plants Are Strange, But Very Beautiful!
The strange and wacky ways plants protect themselves shows you how talented Mother Nature's creations can be. These extraordinary plants are stealthy, creative and very different from the garden variety you’re used to seeing. 1.
Can You Really Get Food Poisoning From a Humble Tea Towel?
We don’t tend to pay much thought to the tea towels that lie in our kitchens other than when we have to dry cutlery or crockery, but it has recently been reported that they could actually be to blame for food poisoning.
Fascinating: Do Plants Think?
Some see plants as no different from inanimate objects like rocks or soil. Others see them as living creatures. But what are they really? They may grow. They may have needs, but do they actually think. or are they just completely automatic natural processes? Find out in this enlightening video.
The Surprising Seeds of Plants - Fascinating!
Here are some of the most incredible seeds that bloom into beautiful plants, so next time you see one of these, you'll know it has a lot more to offer than meets the eye! Sequoia Snapdragon Portulaca Nutmeg Non-cultivated banana Geranium Strawberry Strawberry Bush (not the same as the strawberry!)
You May Be Surprised at These Poisonous Things in Your Home
We all want to think our home is where we are most protected from all dangers, but as it turns out when it comes to airborne poisons - this is NOT the case.
What Was the Plant That “Ate the South”?
Also remember that the issue of invasive species is not a problem of the past, and releasing an exotic pet into the wild or simply importing fruit into a foreign country can ultimately wreak havoc on an entire ecosystem and wipe out several species of animals and plants.
QUIZ: The Biology of Plants and Animals
QUIZ: The Biology of Plants and Animals There are some differences between animal and plant biology, and in this quiz, we are going to explore just that.
How to Revive a Dying Plant
Caring for plants may look simple, but there are a few rules to remember and it takes practice like anything else in life. If you have a dying plant on your hands, don’t be too hard on yourself. It can happen to anyone and even with some of the most low-maintenance plants.
The Best Plant Milks For Every Task
So, if you’re trying out plant-based milks, either as an experiment, or because you decided to give up dairy altogether, one thing you’ll notice pretty soon is that one plant-based milk cannot replace cow's milk completely.