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These houseplants will help purify the air in your home

We’re now just 3 weeks away from the official start of summer. And many Americans have begun, or will soon begin, the season by planting fresh flowers, plants, and vegetables in our home gardens. Fresh flowers and plants really complete the look of freshly manicured and landscaped yard. But did you know there are plants you could bring inside your home that can make your home a healthier place your whole family? It’s true! There are many plants that have been found to be great tools when it comes to purifying the air inside our home. With the large number of chemicals used in products we bring into our homes on a daily basis, our families can be exposed to toxic chemicals such as Ammonia, Xylene, Formaldehyde, Benzene, and Trichloroethylene. Thanks to a 1989 study by NASA though, we know that plants such as Boston Ferns, English Ivy, and Bamboo Palms can rid our homes of such chemicals as Formaldehyde, Xylene, and Benzene.

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