Plants at Night
Date: Around 1999
Is it safe for human beings to sleep with plants in the bedroom?
I'm not an expert. However, I can offer the following:
1) People with asthma and allergies (especially mold) may be better off
not having plants in the room they spend about 33% of their life. Plants can
be a breeding ground for mold.
2) I understand that at one time, some hospitals would take flowers out
of a room when there were many of them, for plants absorb oxygen at
night. Photosynthesis only works in light.
Indoor plants generally improve air quality. I can't think of any reason
other than specific individual allergies, that might occur in some people,
not to have them in a bedroom.
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