Mold is a fungus, namely a microorganism, with over 100,000 different species. All molds are a set of mycelia that appear, depending on the species, in different ways and in different colors, such as red, black, blue, green and gray. When mold develops in a home, it is because the room is not well ventilated and therefore has serious room ventilation and insulation problems. humidity.
To prevent form becomes a major problem in your home and, above all, for your health, we offer three plants that you can have in your home that will help you limit the damage.
Place these plants around your home to fight mold.
Mold can cause serious health problems such as asthma, allergies, irritation, inflammation, rashes, and breathing problems. To solve this problem, you will have to place these plants throughout the house, even in the bathroom, which will trap moisture and reduce the appearance of mold on the walls.
Asparagus or asparagus: Ideal for placing in the bathroom. This is a perennial plant, very bizarre in shape, soft and very bushy. It does very well in the 25° to 7° range, a few degrees less can kill it. He likes filtered rather than direct light, and should probably be placed outside a window.
Begonia: very colorful and lively. Also in this case we have a perennial plant ideal for all rooms of the house, but care must be taken not to leave it in the cold and frost. He likes a more or less constant temperature and hates too cold. You can place it anywhere, even in the kitchen.
Aspidistra: this is a plant that will help you absorb all the moisture in your home, it will survive even if it is forgotten, so if you have little time for planting, it is perfect for you. He loves humidity and reflected light.
Inhalation or ingestion of mold spores has a harmful effect on the health of people, especially the most vulnerable: infants and the elderly, people with asthma and allergies, people with cancer, people receiving chemotherapy, those who have received an organ transplant, and eventually people cancer sufferers. to all those who, for whatever reason, have weakened immunity.
The consequences of exposure to mold:
Chronic fatigue, fever or headache
Irritation of the mucous membranes of the mouth, nose and throat.
Chronic cough and sneezing
In severe cases of exposure, or cases where the allergic reaction worsens, symptoms can be very severe, including nausea, vomiting, and bleeding in the lungs and nose.