Vetiver Absorbs Lead

I love the idea of treating toxic contamination with plants.

Click here for a story about vetiver, a subtropical grass with long roots that absorb lead from the soil. Researchers are looking into planting it in New Jersey to reduce lead exposure for children.

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One Response to Vetiver Absorbs Lead

  1. revbillytalen March 13, 2012 at 10:58 am #

    My imagination goes to the lead in bullets – is there are magical plant that can give us peace? Can we bring flotillas of Vetivers to Afghanistan?

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