We grow plants in our houses because they generate more oxygen. But, they are also capable of cleansing the air of toxins and mold. So, in this way we reduce the risk of inhaling these harmful substances, which is good for our health.
NASA conducted a study for homegrown plants. They revealed that some species cleanse the air and eliminate the organic compounds that evaporate, far better than others.
These plants also cleanse the air from many different building materials, dust, paint, etc.
The Following Plants Are Oxygen Bombs – Grow At Least One Of Them To Clean The Air At Your Home
In this article you will read about 6 plants that you should have at home. These plants are a must for every household:
Aloe – it is very effective in increasing the oxygen level in your house. It absorbs carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. A single aloe plant is far better than 9 biological air purifiers.
Ficus (Ficus Elastica) – This one is very easy for growing and maintaining since it doesn’t require too much light. It removes the formaldehyde from the air very effectively. But, you should be careful because your children mustn’t have contact with the leaves as they can be poisonous.
Ivy (Hedera Helix) – this is a must for every household because it eliminates up to 60% of the toxins in the air and 58% of particles of feces in just 6 hours after it is brought in the house.
Spider plant (Chlorophytum Comosum) – this plant is able to implement
photosynthesis under minimal light. It absorbs the toxins from the air quite easily. It absorbs formaldehyde, styrene, carbon monoxide and gasoline. One herb is enough to purify 200 square meters of space.
Snake planet (Sansevieria Trifasciata “Laurentii”) – it is considered as indestructible plant that is very beneficial for your home. It is durable and requires minimal light for photosynthesis. It removes the toxins and produces oxygen, which makes it very beneficial plant for your bedroom.
Peace lilies (Spathiphyllum “Mauna Loa”) – it is very good in elimination of chemical toxins from the air. This plant removes formaldehyde and trichloroethylene from the air.
NASA recommends 15-18 of the above mentioned plants for an area of 500 square meters. This means that 3-4 plants will be enough for 80 square meter house. You should have some of the plants in your bedroom since it is the room in which you are spending the most of your time.