House plant gas absorbtion

julia jansen "vplant at erols.com" at erols.com
Mon Feb 9 10:19:58 EST 1998


Nick Williams wrote:
> 
> Could anyone be so kind as to help me search down some information
> regarding the recent article i saw regarding house plants being used for
> absorption of toxic chemicals in the atmosphere.  For example spider
> plants, peace lily.
> 
> Many Thanks

NASA did a study on the ability of houseplants to remove toxins from the
air.  It was conclusive.  I'll try to find my copy, but in the meantime
try exploring "sick building syndrome" NASA and I would also check with
EPA.
jj



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