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Name:   Leonardo
Status:    other
Age:    30s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
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.

J. Elliott

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