Indoor plants can help keep a fresh air in the house. Contrary to expectations, indoor air is more polluted than outside. Find out what houseplants eliminates various toxins.
1. Aloe vera
These plants are very easy to maintain. Loves the sun, aloe vera filters benzene and formaldehyde, substances emanate from cleaning chemicals or paints. Aloe plant is a wise choice for a well-lit kitchen.
This bright flower get rid of substances such as trichlorethylene (found in cleaning products), benzene (in inks and paints). You can place the pot in a place where you keep your washing machine.
It is a plant that filters the chemicals found in cleaning products, toilet paper , diapers and cleaning products. You can place the pot in the bathroom, an optimal moist environment for this plant.
This colorful flower do more than give a color to the room. Chrysanthemum help filter indoor air from benzene (paints, plastics, adhesives, detergents). It should be placed close to the sunlight. Read more about this plant on this post: Indoor air freshener plants – Chrysanthemum
5. Red-edged dracaena
This plant can grow very tall, up to the ceiling, clean the house air of xylene, trichlorethylene and formaldehyde.
This gorgeous flower get rid of formaldehyde and is recommended for closed rooms (cellars), but in a bright place.
7. Heart-Leaf Philodendron
This climbing plant is not an option if you have children or pets, as the leaves are poisonous. But it’s ideal for offices as it filters volatile chemical compounds and formaldehyde. Read more about this plant on this post: Indoor air freshener plants – Philodendron
8. Peace Lily
This plant needs to be watered weekly and placed in shadow. It clears the air of volatile chemical compounds, formaldehyde, benzene, trichlorethylene, toluene and xylene. Read more about this plant on this post: Indoor air freshener plants – Peace Lily