12 plants for clean air

Here are twelve plants which can be comfortably grown indoors and be tapped for the healthy benefits they offer.

1. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera clears the air of chemicals often found in cleaning products, such as benzene and formaldehyde. Aloe comes in all shapes and sizes. The Aloe plant is small enough to fit comfortably in a small corner of the room.

2. Bamboo Palm

Except for looking great as an accent piece in a living room or bedroom, this plant is the most easily available, this is one of the best plants around for cleaning the air of formaldehyde, benzene, and trichloroethylene. It sucks the chemicals right out of furniture, carpets, and glues, making the home a safer and cleaner.

3. Chrysanthemum

The beautiful plant filters out benzene which is a common ingredient in glues, plastics, and dishwasher detergents.

4. Snake Plant

The bathroom is filled with items containing formaldehyde. The steam and lack of light will help the plant grow continually. The Snake Plant will clean the air from chemicals found in toilet paper, cleaning products and deodorants.

5. Warneck Dracaena

Warneck Dracanena fights any harmful fumes associated with varnishes, stains, and oils found in furniture and woods. This plant is also known to provide relief against chemical-induced headaches.

6. Spider Plant

This plant fights benzene, formaldehyde, xylene, and even carbon monoxide out of the air and makes it healthier to breathe.

7. Gerber Daisy

The plant effectively wards off benzene and trichloroethylene.

8. Azalea

Azalea is gorgeous plant which can survives well in colder temperatures. It is amazing where formaldehyde can be found, and this shrub helps tackle away this toxic chemical hiding in plywood.

9. English Ivy

A study concluded that this little plant has the skills to reduce airborne particles containing fecal matter. Yes, you heard it right, the air might get infected by such contaminants too.

10. Golden Pothos

This fast-growing vine battles away the popular formaldehyde.

11. Chinese Evergreen

This little plant comes with a built-in filter which rids air of major pollutants while removing toxins.

12. Weeping Fig

Weeping Fig is amazing plant that fights benzene, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde. Often the carpets, fabrics, and furniture contains small amounts of chemicals that are emitted into the air every day. This is the perfect indoor plant to fight all of these. more  

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Thanks for sharing. What is the source of this information. more  
Great info more  
in all places the electricity department regularly cut and up root trees and greeen lands are constructed.Unless this is stopped there is no way out more  
Money plant is also purifier and easy to grow more  
Thank you so much Sri Rai. Very useful. As Sri GB Uday has mentioned, Tulsi is one more plant that can be kept in a small pot in the house. more  
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