Air Purifying Plants For Your Homes
We think plants belong outdoors, out in the sun, away from our personal spaces. Today, this is not the case anymore. Putting plants inside our homes is the fastest way to incorporate nature and add aesthetics inside our homes and give it a lively vibe. Here is a list of plants that help you not just aesthetically but also in purifying air at home.
Snake plants are not as scary as its name. The stripes it has are like a snake’s skin and that’s where its name is from.
This is a low maintenance plant and known for surviving droughts. This makes it a perfect plant for a new plant owner, this can also live in any environment. This easily adapts but loves bright light, however, snake plants can still survive low lights.
Snake plants have also been shown to filter out nasty chemicals, like benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene, and toluene, so you can breathe easy having this in your home.
This plant is NOT pet-friendly.
Spider plants give your homes a “jungle vibe”. This plant is also easy to take care of, they just need water and no indirect sunlight. These plants are the perfect addition to your windows. It’s also a strong air purifier, removing both formaldehyde and xylene.
This plant is pet-friendly.
For the people who tend to forget about your plants, get a rubber tree. Rubber plants can tolerate some level of neglect. They can handle being underwatered but not being overwatered. A good amount of space around make it happy, grow, and remove carbon dioxide from your home.
This plant is NOT pet-friendly
This plant is a little more sensitive than the other indoor purifying plants. “The peace lily’s flowers have pollen, so this plant might not be the best plant choice for people who struggle with allergies,”
If that’s not a problem for you. Placing a peace lily in your bedroom is a good idea since it produces oxygen at night, while most other plants do that during the day. Besides producing oxygen, this plant also removes ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene.
This is NOT a pet-friendly plant.
Aloe Vera juice has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. This is also known to be a healer plant. So not only can you use this plant to brighten up your home, but you can also use it to heal wounds and different skin conditions. Even if you don’t use Aloe Vera for its healing properties, you can still reap all its air-purification benefits as it removes formaldehyde.
This NOT a pet-friendly plant.
We hope you got some ideas on how to make your homes prettier and safer from unwanted air-borne chemicals at home and more oxygen for everyone inside the comfort of our own homes.