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NASA’s Clean Air Studies in the late 1980s showed that certain common indoor plants removed toxins such as benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene from the air. 

Have you ever sat down to dinner, only to have tiny black flies buzz around your face? Meet the fungus gnat, an annoying pest that looks like a mini-mosquito.

Here’s the deal: The adult fly is harmless (they don’t bite) but the larvae can be a problem if left unchecked because they can cause damage when they turn to feeding on the plant roots.

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