Indoor plants are a lot more than just a decoration for your home. These plants can actually purify the air in your home while eliminating molds and toxins.
When inhaled, toxins increase your risk of diseases. In winter, you spend your days “locked” in your home, and you do not really get enough fresh air. Let’s not forget that you use cleaning products on a daily basis. We give you some of the best air-purifying plants:
It will eliminate up to 58% of the waste particles and 60% of the toxins in your home within six hours after being placed in a certain room.
- Snake plant
Keep it in your bedroom as it releases oxygen throughout the night and needs just a tiny bit of sunlight for its photosynthesis.
- Aloe Vera
The spiky plant absorbs carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and CO2 while releasing oxygen. Experts confirm that Aloe Vera is as powerful as nine biological air cleaners. Amazing, right?
This low-maintenance plant removes formaldehyde.
- Peace lilies
Use it to remove air-borne toxins and chemicals such as trichloroethylene and formaldehyde.
- Spider plant
It does not need much light to do photosynthesis, and eliminates carbon monoxide, styrene, gasoline, and other toxins. The spider plant has the power to clan 200 m2 of space.
- Bamboo palm
It is one of the most powerful natural filters for trichloroethylene and benzene. Keep it next to your furniture that releases formaldehyde.
- Chinese evergreen
Keep it in your room as it gets even more powerful overtime. The Chinese evergreen does not need a sunny spot, and grows berries, too.
It destroys bacteria, removes unpleasant odors and moths hate it. Pelargonium essential plant is powerful as it relaxes your nervous system and gives you a nice sleep.
It is a huge plant that eliminates formaldehyde, xylene and trichloroethylene. Keep it in a bright room away from direct sunlight and draft.
You can also keep some of the following plants in your home:
- Tree of life
NASA recommends that you keep at least 17 plants in an area of 500 m2. If your home is 80 m2, you need 3-4 plants. It is easy, right? Do not forget to keep one of these plants in your bedroom.