Plants are not only for decorating home but they can also used for purifying air around us that helps in preventing certain health issues. We all loved to live in fresh environment that improves our mood and that’s the reason we often use things like artificial room fresheners and air purifiers.
However, you don’t need room fresheners to purify the air inside your home and recently NASA experts have concluded that keeping some specific plants in bed room and bathroom and even for every 600 square meters can cleanse and eliminate toxins and mold from the air.
Aloe vera Plants are considered to be oxidative bombs as they are incredibly effective air cleansers. It is one of the healthiest plants on planet, according to several studies it has been concluded that aloe vera has the same capacity as 9 air purifying plants.
It releases oxygen while absorbing carbondioxide, carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. Moreover it does not need a lot of light or heavy space to grow and very easy to keep. In case, you have small children and pets avoid placing it in your home because the leaves of it are poisonous.
Apart from this wonderful plant, following are some other plants that are considered to be most effective air purifiers you can grow in your home.
These plants are capable of cleansing 200 square meter area and eliminate carbon monoxide, toxins, formaldehyde and gasoline in the surroundings. It carries out the synthesis under condition of minimum light exposure. Place this plant in the bed room as it releases more oxygen especially during night.
Peace Lily Plant:
Peace lily plant specializes in the removal of mold spores. This plant doesn’t require large amount of water or sunlight to grow and even features often beautiful flowers that make it a decorative piece. In addition to mold, it also eliminates formaldehyde and trichloroethylene.
The snake plant works more during night, it releases oxygen by absorbing carbon dioxide and help people to sleep better. It can even prevent the formaldehyde that leaks from your carpets and furniture from sticking around the air. Place it in the bed room to have good night’s sleep.
The Estragon Plant:
This plant requires very little sunlight and water to grow in just about any condition available. If will have steady supply of oxygen when you place this plant in your home.
The Golden Pothos Plant:
This is very tough and equally great air purifier plant, it is capable of eliminating benzene and other types of toxins in the air. However, it doesn’t require direct sunlight but rather you should place this plant wherever it gets indirect light.
The Chrysanthemum Plant:
This plant requires direct sunlight to work effectively. This plant is known for eliminating more than 90% of formaldehyde and benzene in the air and it is very nice to be in home.
It is recommended to have 15 to 18 plants in 500 square feet of your home, make sure to have these plants in your surroundings to be healthy all time.