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Name:  Leonardo
Status:   other
Age:   30s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: Around 1999  


Question:
Is it safe for human beings to sleep with plants in the bedroom?



Replies:
I think that you're asking about oxygen levels at night. Although plants do respire (need oxygen) at night, the amount is tiny compared to the availability of oxygen in the home.

However, a greater concern would be for allergy and asthma sufferers, in that the soil surrounding some houseplants may have molds and mildews, and dust accumulating on leaves which may cause problems.

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.


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