Our sterile homes might be giving us seasonal allergies
10
October

Our sterile homes might be giving us seasonal allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Ahh..springtime. That warm breeze, the sun on your face… and lots and lots of plant sex. [sexy music playing] “Let’s take it slow, baby.” Yes, flowers, grass and trees are getting it on, and seasonal allergy sufferers are miserable. That’s because our immune systems mistake harmless grains of pollen for dangerous intruders. They go into […]


This Thing In Your Home is Secretly Killing You
09
October

This Thing In Your Home is Secretly Killing You

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Home, we are told, is where the heart is. It’s the place you return to after you’ve navigated the crime-strewn streets, driven miles down potentially hazardous highways and traffic-congested roads where statistically you have a decent chance of getting into an accident at least once in your lifetime. Home is your safe-haven, your delightful patch […]


A NASA study explains how to purify air with house plants

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

You’ve probably heard plants can improve your air quality. Just about every paper on the subject, [and I mean literally all of them,] are based on a 1989 NASA study and a follow up by the lead scientist. The scientists collected plants and put them in chambers, then pumped in harmful chemicals like these: After […]


Daily List: Houseplants for Allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

3 3 IF ALLERGIES ARE GETTING YOU CAN LISTEN TO GOOD DAY IN ESPANOL BY PRESSING YOUR SAP BUTTON. TIME FOR THE DAILY LIST. I RECENTLY BECAME AN ALLERGY SUFFERER, APPARENTLY. I FEEL YOUR PAIN BUT IT MIGHT BE TIME TO GREEN UP YOUR HOME. A CLEANER STUDY DETERMINED WHICH ARE BETTER AT FILTERING HARMFUL […]


Your child’s pollen allergy
29
August

Your child’s pollen allergy

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Pollens are fine, powdery grains that usually are carried by the wind. TEXT: Pollen comes from trees, grasses and weeds. Different plants pollinate at different times of year. So, the tree pollens tend to be highest in the spring and then in the late spring through the summer is when the grass pollens are present… […]


Best Indoor Plants | Cute House Plants That Clean The Air 🌿
22
August

Best Indoor Plants | Cute House Plants That Clean The Air 🌿

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hey everyone! Welcome back to Lavendaire. It’s Aileen. If you follow my Instagram, then you know that I am obsessed with my new plant. It’s a fiddle leaf fig that I named Lila. Anyway, I thought that today I’d share the best the best indoor plants that you can get for your home that will […]


Reducing Indoor Air Pollution With Houseplants – Headline Science
21
August

Reducing Indoor Air Pollution With Houseplants – Headline Science

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , /

Indoor air pollution in your home or office can cause health issues like dizziness, asthma, or allergies. The most common solution is to install ventilation systems. But researchers may have found a cheaper, simpler option to remove indoor air pollutants: houseplants. Vadoud Niri, the leader of study, explains that buildings can have high levels of […]