Purify The Home With These Best Indoor Air Purifying Plants
By Chisom Ibemere
Everyone aspires to live in an airy, well-furnished and well-ventilated modern apartment. There are some little additions that would help to ensure the home is always always fresh and healthy. One of these activities is beautifying the home with air-purifying indoor plants.
These plants don’t just beautify the home they help to improve the quality of air and also absorb harmful toxins and chemicals. They are a natural solution to indoor air pollution and serve as natural humidifiers. It is great to add varieties of these plants to the home because each plant is unique and removes certain air pollutants.
However, a little greenery in the house improves mental health, increases productivity and enhances creativity and focus.
Looking for the best and beautiful indoor air purifying plants for homes along with their unique qualities.
Snake Plant also called Sansevieria trifasciata aid to release oxygen at night and absorbs toxins like formaldehyde and benzene from the atmosphere.
Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum) is an amazing plant with tapering green leaves and white stripes which gives rise to a striking resemblance to the legs of a spider, in which it’s name is derived. It is effective in removing formaldehyde, xylene, and carbon monoxide.
Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum) is a low maintenance plants which filters benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene, and adds moisture to the air.
Aloe Vera also Aloe barbadensis is one of the most popular houseplants with numerous benefits. It eliminates formaldehyde and benzene found in cleaning products and plastics.
Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata) is an amazing indoor plant which is great in removing formaldehyde and xylene, while adding humidity to air.
Bamboo Palm is botanically known as Chamaedorea seifrizii, it helps to Filters benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, and xylene. Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema) is a colourful plant that removes toxins like benzene and formaldehyde and adds moisture to air.
English Ivy or Hedera helix is a lush green foliage which bring out a soft aesthetic in the home especially in the living room. It is a climbing plant which can be potted in any dark corner of the house, without worrying about maintenance. It eliminates airborne mold and absorbs formaldehyde.
Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica) are popular plants which has a waxy shiny leaves and larger-than-life appearance. It is a household plant which is effective in removing formaldehyde from the air.
These plants have unique qualities and can help improve indoor air quality by reducing levels of harmful and increasing oxygen levels while adding aesthetic appeal to the home.