Indoor gardening – the easiest plants that purify the air

Indoor gardening - the easiest plants that purify the air

Houseplants are not only decorative, but they can also purify the air. Some well-placed greenery can create a relaxing ambiance and reduce stress levels. That is why you should find a few house plants that are easy to take care of but very effective at clearing out toxins from breathing air. Here are a couple of them.

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Aloe vera is an easy-to-grow succulent that clears formaldehyde and benzene, a byproduct of cleaners and paint. Besides, the gel that can be found inside it can help heal cuts and burns. Aloe vera works great in sunny #indoor spaces.

Spider #plant is very resilient, which makes it a perfect choice if you tend to neglect your plants. It  battles benzene, formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and xylene and it is a safe houseplant if you have pets. It is one of the most common houseplants which is not only decorative, but also very effective at fighting pollutants.

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Another beautiful plant that battles formaldehyde is golden pothos, a cascading vine that stays green even when kept in the dark. Keep it in your kitchen or living room as a hanging plant. It produces stems that can trail eight feet or longer and, if you want to keep it looking full, just cut them back.

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Bamboo palm is an attractive plant that is very effective at clearing out benzene and trichloroethylene . It needs to be well-watered and in indirect sunlight. Also known as the “reed palm”, this plant prefers bright light. Keep it uniformly moist, but make sure not to over-water it.

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