Indoor Plants – Reduces toxins and purifies the air

Indoor Plants – Reduces toxins and purifies the air

Do you have these indoor plants?

It is possible to purify the indoor air from toxins by using these air purifying plants. Our indoor air is more polluted and full of harmful gases like formaldehyde, carbon monoxide, benzene, trichloroethylene which badly affects our health. These air pollutants damage our health and causes headache, fatigue and allergies. It is suggested to keep a variety of indoor plants in our house to combat maximum toxins from indoor air.

Here are a few beautiful indoor plants that can be placed to beautify your home and naturally purify the indoor air.

  1. Spider Plant
  • Most popular indoor plant
  • Removes formaldehyde, carbon monoxide, benzene, Xylene
  1. Peace Lily
  • Absorbs the air pollutants like formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene
  • Blooms in a low light environment
  • Also removes mold from the air.
  • Prefers humid air and saturates it with water vapours.
  1. Boston Fern
  • Removes formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and Xylene from the air
  • Grows in shade and helps to give moisture to the air
  1. Golden Pothos
  • Filters formaldehyde, benzene and carbon monoxide
  • This plant is toxic hence should never be eaten
  1. Snake Plant
  • Low maintenance indoor plant
  • Removes formaldehyde and nitrogen oxide
  1. Bamboo Palm
  • Filters benzene, trichloroethylene from the air
  • Best to be placed near wooden furniture as absorbs formaldehyde
  1. Aloe Vera  
  • Clears formaldehyde and benzen
  • A good for improving the quality of your skin
  1. Weeping Fig
  • Filters formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene from the air
  1. Rubber plant 
  • Absorbs carbon dioxide and converts it to oxygen
  • Helps to kill airborne mold and bacteria from the room.
  1. English Ivy
  • Absorbs, formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene, carbon monoxide
  • Also removes allergens
  • Requires low light environment