You don't get that pine scent with a fake tree and the pine can actually help protect you against sinus infections.
A Study from Kansas State University, found having a real tree can decrease your chances of getting a cold or the flu. It can boost your immune system.Real trees even deodorize and purify the air in your home by absorbing toxins into the needles and bark.
However, before you bring the tree into your home, give it a good shake. There are bugs called tree lice that can make their way into the tree then make their way into your home.
If your tree is already up and you spot them, experts say you can use indoor pet insecticide.
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Stir together 1 quart of water, 1 tsp of liquid dish soap and a pinch of cayenne pepper.
Do not dilute before spraying on the tree or plant.