It’s come up from research air pollution could be removed from the house if you have at least these 3 plants in your home. Areca Palm, Mother-in-law’s tongue or snake plant, and Money Plant.
But it doesn’t mean that only these 3 plants are good for air purification. Yes, there are lots of plants out there in the market some can be easily fine some are not. What plant you want to put in your home it’s your choice.
These 3 plants are easily available near you, keep these plants in your bedroom or living room, because these plants can be grown in less light. An indoor plant could purify the air NASA already studies in the ’80s.
1. Areca Palm (Chrysalidocarpus Lutescens)
The Areca Palm also known as the Butterfly Palm, the Areca Palm is a hardy plant that is good for indoor air purifying, with a particular penchant for formaldehyde, benzene, and carbon monoxide. As an added benefit beyond air purification.
Areca Palm is also a natural humidifier, producing a litter of ambient water every 24 hours, making it a well-suited plant for dry climates or those with breathing troubles. This is a very popular houseplant that can provide you with many years of lovely greenery.
2. Mother-In-Law’s Tongue, Snake plant (Sansevieria Trifasciata)
Snake plant is one of the hardest houseplants you can place it in your bedroom. Also known as Mother-in-Law’s Tongue, this yellowish-tipped succulent release oxygen at night, helping you to breathe better while sleeping. It is one of the best plants for filtering the air of formaldehyde, xylene, benzene, toluene, and trichloroethylene.
3. Money Plant (Epipremnum Aureum)
Money Plant is a powerful air purifying plant that continuously producing oxygen at night and cleans the indoor air. The plant is particularly effective for dealing with indoor air pollution caused by Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) like gas come from synthetic paint or carpets. Money plant is ideal for removing airborne pollutants from the indoor air. Being one the easiest air-purifying plants to grow and maintain, a money plant is a perfect natural air purifier for your homes, especially when the pollution levels are at peak.
Indoor plants can help in
- Reduce irritation to eyes, ears, nose, and throat
- Prevent from coughing and congestion
- Reduce your stress level
- Increase your attention capacity
Health benefits of air-purifying indoor plants
Although it would make filling your home or office with ridiculously massive amounts of foliage to impact Volatile organic compounds (VOC) levels, indoor plants could still improve your air quality.
Other Indoor Plants
Apart from the above-mentioned plants there are some other plants also which play an important role in reducing air pollution. Their names are:
- Bamboo Palm
- Dracaena Reflexa
- Aglaonema (Chinese Evergreen)
- Peace Lilies
- English Ivy
- Boston Fern
- Dwarf Date Palm
- Spider Plant
- Weeping Fig
Enjoy your nights and days