Photo: Courtesy of guide-to-houseplants.comSarah Jio, Glamour magazine
I recently went on a houseplant kick and bought a bunch of new plants for each room of my house with clean air in mind (I know, great, now I have to water them!). If you're going to buy just one plant, health experts say make it this one...
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Houseplants are amazing to filter out toxins in your indoor air, especially for city girls where there aren't a lot of trees around and a lot of cars buzzing by on the streets below. But if you can only buy one plant this summer, consider making it an aloe plant.
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Yes, it will do a good job to scrub your air, but it can also be wonderful for your skin in a pinch. As you've probably heard, aloe has amazing, skin-soothing qualities. So whether you burn yourself on the stove or just have a really annoying mosquito bite, you can turn to your trusty aloe plant for relief. Experts say just snip an inch or two from a leaf and