There are plants that are effective air purifiers, and having them at home is a really good idea. NASA specified the most effective plant air cleansers and found that they eliminate toxins and mold from the air.
According to them keeping such a plant in the bedroom and bathroom, and at least 15 of these in every 600 square meters.
- Aloe Vera plants are potent oxygen bombs, and are incredibly effective air cleansers.
By absorbing carbon dioxide, formaldehyde, and carbon monoxide it purifies the air. In order to warn you about the possible health risks it also develops brown spots in the case of high chemical levels in the house
It was found that Aloe Vera plant has the same capacity as 9 air-purifying plants!
Here are some of the most powerful air cleansing plants you should keep at home:
Spider plants has ability to cleanse a 200 square meter area and eliminate styrene, carbon monoxide, toxins, gasoline, and formaldehyde. You should keep this plant in the bedroom, as it releases oxygen during the night.
Weeping figs effectively eliminate formaldehyde from the air. If you have small children or pets, do not keep them in the house as their leaves are poisonous.
Grass snake, or estragon plants, can purify the air in your home and are easy to grow.
Lilies cleanse the air of chemicals like formaldehyde and trichloroethylene.
Also you should know that ivy removes 60% of all the toxins in your air and 58% of feces particles within 6 hours.