Is the air you breathe in your home pure? With so many chemical laden products in our homes, it is likely that the air in all of our homes could stand to be improved. There is actually an interesting, yet very simple solution, and you might find it surprising.
Did you know houseplants can help improve the air we breathe? Plants have the ability to clean the air by absorbing harmful gases through the pores in the leaves and roots. They have been found to absorb chemicals such as benzene and formaldehyde. These chemicals are found in many every day products such as carpet, furniture, plastic, detergents, cleaners, and cigarette smoke.
Are you ready to start cleaning the air in your home with some houseplants? Here are some of the most effective plants you can use:
Aloe plants not only help clean the air in your home. They are also full of character and help to soothe burns.
Spider plants are great for those busy people who often forget to water their houseplants. It is also a pet safe plant, so no worries if your dog or cat gets into your spider plant.
This beautiful flower doubles as a wonderful air purifying plant. Just be sure to put it in a sunny place.
This plant is easy to grow and is especially effective against formaldehyde.
These beautiful flowers come in an array of colors, so you are sure to find one that will match your home decor.
English ivy is easy to grow. In fact, it is so easy to grow that it tends to overtake other plants when planted outside. Bring that English ivy indoors to eliminate overgrowth and help purify the air.
The peace lily is another house plant that helps with air purification. Not only does it purify the air, but it is also has beautiful blooms.