The Best Houseplants to Purify the Air

From the Show: Staying Well
Summary: Plants can naturally filter hazardous chemicals from the air.
Air Date: 9/24/12
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Dr. Mao Shing Ni, PhD
Mao colorRobert Downey Jr., Helen Hunt, Jim Carrey, Anjelica Huston, Denzel Washington and countless other celebrities get all their youthing advice from Dr. Mao Shing Ni, popularly known as Dr. Mao. He is a doctor of acupuncture and Chinese medicine and board certified anti-aging expert who spent 20 years interviewing centenarians in China. He is the co-founder of Tao Wellness in Santa Monica and Yo San University in Los Angeles, both dedicated to holistic healing and wellness medicine, and writes about natural health and longevity on yahoo health. He has written 15 books, including his bestselling book, Secrets of Longevity and appeared on TV and in print.
  • Book Title: Secrets of Longevity
The Best Houseplants to Purify the Air
Most people spend majority of their workweek and the cold season indoors, and they don't realize just how bad their indoor air quality is. Many items in their home are contributing to hazardous chemicals, such as paints and other synthetic materials. These conditions are related to increasing incidences of allergies, asthma, cold, and cancer. Dr. Mao explains what plants can effectively remove harmful chemicals and improves your indoor air quality.


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