Purify Indoor Air with Houseplants
These seven houseplants help remove toxins and pollutants in your home.
House plants can bring a warm feeling and a decorative look to our homes. These seven house plants are not listed under the “poisonous plants” list, but as a preventive step, please treat them as a common threat to our children and pets.
Houseplants can rid the air of the organic chemicals and toxins that cause asthma and other ailments. They are also proven to reduce stress and improve our mental well-being. We can benefit from houseplants since they can remove toxins, pollutants, and carbon dioxide. Keep some of these green nearby.
These plant is practically indestructible, and it will remove toxins in rooms where no other plants will grow, such as in areas with no windows. Have one in your work cubicle or any other room that has limited sunlight.
Gerbera is superior in removing the benzene, known as carcinogen. It tolerates shade, and prefers moisture and well-drained soil.
This plant gives off oxygen at night while most plants produce oxygen during the day; it is perfect for your bedroom, family room, or other spots that get a lot of evening action.
Golden Pothos, also known as Devil’s Ivy
According to NASA studies, this is another plant that placed in the top three for houseplants that remove formaldehyde from indoor air.
It is the best at removing indoor chemicals, such as formaldehyde, found in particleboard furniture and upholstery, benzene and ammonia. The rubber plant is also a great humidifier. Keep one anywhere you need a pretty plant that pumps moisture into the air.
You see lot of these fragrant flowers in the mall. They are borne enclosed in a large, oval, white spathe. They preferred well-drained soil, and moisture.
As the plant mature, they send out these star shaped flowers that give the appearance of spider dangling. This spider plant is placed on the top five house plants that are efficient at the removal of formalhydehyde from indoor air.
These indoor houseplants are easy to care for, and they can also purify your indoor air. Since I don’t have green thumbs, I thought I will get some of these plants for myself, especially if they help reduce some toxins inside our home.