Kamal Meattle: How to grow fresh air.
Researcher Kamal Meattle shows how an arrangement of three common houseplants, used in specific spots in a home or office building, can result in measurably cleaner indoor air.
15 houseplants for improving indoor air quality
In the late '80s, NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America studied houseplants as a way to purify the air in space facilities. They found several plants that filter out common volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Lucky for us the plants can also help clean indoor air on Earth, which is typically far more polluted than outdoor air. Other studies have since been published in the Journal of American Society of Horticultural Science, further proving the science. Want to see the best plants? Read on from the source.
Plants, a powerful Feng Shui tool for your health and well being
Feng shui is an ancient art and science developed over 3,000 years ago in China. It is a complex body of knowledge that reveals how to balance the energies of any given space to assure health and good fortune for people inhabiting it.
Plants are a source of vibrant, living energy and a connection to nature and the world outside our door - all good things. In the world of Feng Shui there are differences of opinion regarding the value of live vs. dried or silk plants, leaving many to wonder, "Are live plants better than silk or dried plants?" Yes and no. It depends on the situation.
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