Most people like the presence of plants around in their homes. It gives a bright ambiance which helps not just the mood of the space but in circulating air as well. But this specific plant was reported to have lethal properties harmful for the body.
Dieffenbachia, popularly known as Dumb Cane, carry such chemicals that appear to be dangerous and toxic in the form of oxalic acid. Once these properties make contact with the skin, it will trigger itchiness.
Not only that, Dumb Cane can also cause more damage upon ingestion like swelling of the mouth and the throat. If left ignored and untreated, worst case scenario would be suffocation.
This plant stimulates fatal eye pain and diarrhea for children and it can kill in less than a minute. In adult cases, it will take not more than 15 minutes.
So when you see Dumb Canes growing around your place, make sure it will not be ingested by any one in your family.
Here's a video that will explain the threat of this plant:
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