All indoors plants are able to purify indoor air to some degree through their normal photosynthesis processes. But some were found to be more beneficial than others in removing harmful household toxins, even removing 90% of chemicals in the air in only twenty-four hours!
This means these types of houseplants may just decrease your risk of cancers, asthma, allergies, auto-immune disorders and other diseases.
Why invest in expensive electrical air purifiers when you could purchase a few types of houseplants to clean and filter the air naturally and inexpensively?
Helps to monitor the air quality and clear the air of pollutants found in chemical cleaning products in your home.
The beautiful peace lily plant is a wonderful low-maintenance flower to keep in the home and reduces the levels of a number of toxins in the air.
This beautiful, vibrant plant can grow to be ceiling-height (15-foot dracaenas are common), making it a great plant for decorating and filling up space. It also removes toxins such as xylene, trichloroethylene and formaldehyde from the air.
The Golden Pothos makes the NASA list for its ability to clear formaldehyde from the air. Try adding it to your kitchen or living room as a hanging plant, as the leaves will grow down in cascading vines.
The Bamboo Palm also made NASA’s list of top clean-air plants with its purifying score landing a whopping 8.4! This gorgeous plant is also pretty good at getting rid of benzene and trichloroethylene.
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