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.
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.
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.
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.