Sunday, April 8, 2012

Of mother-in-law's tongue and other plants

A provocative name for a house plant - mother-in-law's tongue.

I came across a reference to this plant in an article on indoor plants that filters air pollutants - carbon monoxide, smell of paints, plastics, foam, furnishings, new carpet and other household items.
The inside of our houses can have very poor air quality due to fumes from cigarette smoke, furnishings, paint and other items. Some items can give off these fumes for many years - that smell of fresh paint and new carpets isn't just potentially harmful just while you can detect it.
Read more on indoor plants as air filters.

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