Common Plants To Purify Your House Air Common Plants To Purify Your House Air
High pollution levels in our cities make it essential for us to have air purifiers, how about we use natural ones? 1. Chrysanthemum In... Common Plants To Purify Your House Air

High pollution levels in our cities make it essential for us to have air purifiers, how about we use natural ones?

1. Chrysanthemum

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In the NASA research, this plant was an air-purifying champion, removing ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde, and xylene from indoor air. Popular and inexpensive at garden stores, they can be planted outside after they’re finished blooming.

Pollutants removed: ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde and xylene.

2. Chlorophytum comosum

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Spider plants grow quickly and look great in hanging baskets, especially in your work space. Sometimes they even produce lovely white blossoms.

Pollutants removed: formaldehyde and xylene.

3. Golden pothos (Epipremnum aureum)

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It tolerates a lot of neglect, is forgiving when over-watered, is relatively effective at removing many air pollutants, and it a great starter houseplant for people without much indoor-gardening experience.

Eliminates: formaldehyde, xylene, toluene, benzene, carbon monoxide and more.

4. Palm Trees

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This sturdy plant is known for its easy elegance and height. Bamboo palms transpire a healthy dose of moisture into the air, making it a welcome addition in dry winter months.

Eliminates: formaldehyde, benzene, carbon monoxide, xylene, chloroform and more.

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One of the best plants for removing formaldehyde, it also removes benzene and certain VOCs that are emitted by harsh cleaning products—making it another good office plant if your maintenance staff doesn’t use green cleaners.

6. Snake Plant

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This is one of the hardest houseplants to kill. Although it does need to be watered occasionally, it generally prefers drier conditions and some sun.

Pollutants removed: benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene and xylene.