Story Title: Indoor Plants
TX Date: 14th May 2011
Presenter: Trevor Cochrane
Guest: Darryl South
Discover the world of indoor plants and how they benefit our health and environment.
Tips and Facts
- Plants reduce the accumulation of dust on horizontal surfaces in your house or office, and at the same time they optimise air humidity and reduce stress.
- Indoor plants can reduce fatigue, coughs, sore throats and other cold-related illnesses by more than 30 percent.
- A benefit of having an indoor plant is, they help cool the air around them through the process of evapo-transpiration.
- Certain plants can break down up to 90 percent of pollutants in an enclosed area in just 24 hours, as well as improving humidity inside a room by up to 20 percent.
- Aspidistra Shooting Star
- Croton Turtle Shell
- Angels Wings
- Spathiphyllum Sensation
- Spathiphyllum Picasso
- Gold Dust Dracaena
For more information on indoor plants