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Havan for bacteria-free homes: Study

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17 August 2009

LUCKNOW: Want to lead a healthy life and free your home from bacteria? Perform ‘havan’ at regular intervals.

A study carried out by a team of scientists at National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI) here has claimed that smoke emitted during havans reduces airborne bacteria to a large extent, minimising possibility of infectious diseases.

“Burning wood and medicinal herbs, better known as ‘havan samagri'(mixture of wood and odoriferous and medicinal herbs), can effectively reduce pathogens in the air,” NBRI’s senior scientist Chandra Shekhar Nautiyal told PTI. Read complete news item…

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Written by csirindia

August 18, 2009 at 6:41 am

Posted in NBRI

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