10 May '11, 1pm

Did you know that the air in pine forests are practically germ free!? #WED2011

Did you know that the air in pine forests are practically germ free!? #WED2011

So what has a tree done for me lately? CHINA Himalayan Pine Pine trees are wunderbaums We all know that trees have an amazing ability to improve the quality of the air and almost have curative powers. But did you know that the essential oil in pine needles possess an antibacterial effect? The air in pine forests are practically germ free! This antibacterial effect makes pine trees very valuable in areas like cities that have many pollutants, where they actually clean the air for us just by standing there.

Full article: http://www.unep.org/wed/tree-a-day/himalayan-pine.asp

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