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6 Healthy Reasons to Have More Plants in Your Home


2. They May Assist Immunity

Plants are truly your friends and can even help protect you against certain illnesses, according to TreeHugger.com. Plants increase the humidity indoors through a process called transpiration, which is “a gift” during the drier months, adds the source.

The source cites a study by the Agricultural University of Norway that shows adding additional healthy plants indoors can reduce your chance of developing a cold, sore throat or a dry cough. Apparently, higher “absolute humidity” may help wipe out the spread of the flu virus, notes the article.

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