Having some plants to decorate your house is quite common nowadays. Some plants are not only beautiful but also can purify the air, bringing fresh and cool space to your home. Here are the 10 best indoor air purifying plants.
It's often the germs and toxins that you can't see that are the most harmful, but alas these air cleaning plants will help you remove toxins and improve air quality.
This plant is considered the best air purifying plants, because according to NASA research, it can absorb benzene, formaldehyde, trichlorethylene, toluene and xylene. In particular, Devil's ivy is strong and can be grown in both soil and water, in hanging pots and pots on table.
Snake plan is a plant used in feng shui tree to banish evil spirits and bring good luck to the growers. Not only that, the plant is a good air purifier. Substances such as formaldehyde, benzene, trichlorethylene, xylene and toluene are all absorbed by the plant. In particular, the snake plant can also be grown in the bedroom, helping us to sleep more deeply by the mechanism of CAM which releases oxygen at night.
Also according to NASA's announcement, Spider plant is one of the best air purifying plant today. The plant can absorb carbonic and toxic substances in the air like formaldehyde, benzene. Spider plant is quite suitable to be grown in the bathroom to filter out harmful ammonia, bacteria, mold.
Peace Lily not only brings the luxurious elegance of beautiful white flowers. Peace Lily is also a very good air purifier, suitable for growing in homes, offices or offices. Toxic gases released from chemicals used in washing powders, glue, plastics, paint, wallpaper, insulation or trichlorethylene used in the dry cleaning process are all filtered out by the plant.
Laceleaf is a tree that brings blessings and luck to the homeowners. A room with a pot of Laceleaf will be brightly alive thanks to the bright red flowers. Not only that, the room will also have fresh air, cool and less toxic gases thanks to this plant.
Many people know dwarf umbrella tree as a medicinal plant that can cure many diseases, improve your sleep and repel mosquitoes. But, do you know the air purifying effect of the dwarf umbrella tree? It is a plant that can filter toxic gas and dust very well.
NASA said Palour Palm is one of the plants capable of removing benzene and trichlorethylene from the air quite effectively. The lovely small tree, living in the shade should be suitable for indoor decoration. Note that when planting this tree, you should trim the withered leaves regularly.
Aloe Vera is a truly wonderful plant. Women know this plant with beauty effects (good for the skin). The housewives use Aloe Vera to make food. Aloe Vera can also be used to soothe sunburns and minor burns. Besides, we can all grow this plant to filter indoor air.
Common ivy has a much faster growth rate than Devil’s ivy. The plant do not require a lot of care,.The main thing that helps Common ivy become a favorite plant is that it brings green to your houses, offices, cafes... At the same time, the plant is also an extremely effective air purifier. It can eliminate 58% of mold molecules and 60% of toxins in the air.
It can be said that Dumb canes and its similar species are quite useful for planting as an air purifier. Toxic gases such as formaldehyde, benzene or other toxins can all be filtered through its leaves. However, it’s leaves and stems contain quite strong toxins, so be careful when planting if there are children and pets in the house.
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