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Indoor plants reduce formaldehyde, benzene and other pollutants in the air. Put plants near vents in hallways where air circulates.  To retard mold, don’t overwater and spray plant with a solution of 3 teaspoons of baking soda or 6 drops of grapefruit seed extract in one gallon water.

Any of the following plants will purify a 100 square foot area:  philodendron, spider plant, golden pothos, palm (bamboo palm), corn plant (dracaena), snake plant, English ivy, Gerber daisy, peace lily, and Boston fern.


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