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Home, sweet home: how to combat the ‘indoor pollution’ of scented candles.
Houseplants go in and out of favour as part of our interior decor, but as Dr Saleyha Ahsan, one of the presenters of BBC2’s Trust Me, I’m a Doctor, writes in the Guardian they can also have some unexpected health benefits if you are a fan of air fresheners and fragranced candles.
Air fresheners and cleaning products release chemicals that are harmful in enclosed spaces. But houseplants could help cut the risks. Also try switching to natural and organic products.