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Plants for Health

Posted Sep 13 2008 11:46pm






Plants for Health


Houseplants not only look beautiful - research shows that they greatly improve your health and wellbeing too!

For centuries the Chinese have used houseplants to create "living energy" in their homes and workplaces. Scientific studies prove that houseplants are good for you - physically, emotionally and psychologically, they are proven to:-

Remove harmful chemicals from the air, such as those in paints and varnishes, new carpets and MDF furniture

Absorb noise and lessen dust in the home

Help hospital patients recover faster, and with less medication

Lower blood pressure, help concentration and improve memory

Promote feelings of relaxation, calm and well-being

Make rooms look cared for and welcoming


Top 9 Air Purifying Plants

The following plants are most effective in removing potentially harmful chemicals-including those in paints, varnishes, dry cleaning fluids, car exhaust fumes and tobacco smoke-from the air in your home.

Dragon tree
Ivy
Ficus
Philodendrons
Spider plants
Peace lilies
Ferns
Chrysanthemums
Palms

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