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  • Samir Chandra

Five Air Purifying Indoor Plants

Wanna know how you can purify your indoor air? In this blog, we'll unveil five indoor plants that designers are incorporating to breathe life into spaces while effectively combating common indoor pollutants.

Five Air Purifying Indoor Plants

1. Snake Plant

Snake plant is one of those zero-sunlight plants that need very little light for photosynthesis. It rids the air of trichloroethylene, formaldehyde, benzene, xylene and many other pollutants.

2. Indoor Fern

Only one of its ferns is capable of removing 1800 microgram of formaldehyde in a single hour. They act as natural humidifiers. These plants enjoy direct sunlight and regular water-sprays.

3. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is an easy to maintain, sun-loving succulent that purifies air from formaldehyde and benzene. It has numerous health benefits. It wasn’t for nothing they called it ‘plant of immortality’ in ancient Egypt.

4. Areca Palm

This marvelous Madagascar plant is non-toxic for animals. It eliminates benzene, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, xylene, trichloroethylene and more. It also humidifies the air.

5. English Ivy

English ivies humidify the air along with removing aforementioned toxins including toluene. It will be interesting to know that they also help symptoms related to lung ailments such as allergies, asthma, bronchitis and COPD.


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