These Plants Are Oxygen Bombs – Have At Least One Of Them To Clean The Air At Your Home
Growing plants at home is a great way to clean the air of toxins and mold, and thus positively influence our health.
A new study by NASA aimed at domestic plants found out that some plants are better at filtering air than others.
Besides toxins, the plants filter the air from dust, paint, building materials and more.
In this article we will present you with 6 plants you need to grow in your house. Here are the top 6 plants you must have in your house:
Aloe –Aloe Vera plant can replace nine air purifiers. This plant is great for increasing oxygen level in the home, for it absorbs the carbon dioxide, formaldehyde and carbon monoxide.
Ficus (FicusElastica)– a well-known and easily maintained plant. It doesn’t need a lot of light, and cleans the air from formaldehyde great. However, keep it out of reach of kids or pets because its leaves can be poisonous.
Ivy (Hedera Helix) – This plant should be present in every home. Ivy is able to remove up to 60% of the toxins present the air and up to 58% of feces particles within 6 hours from the moment it is brought in the area.
Spider plant (ChlorophytumComosum) – It is great in absorbing toxins from the air as carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, gasoline and styrene. Moreover, it is amazing as it is able to perform photosynthesis under minimal light. You will need only one plant to clean the air in 200 square meters space.
Snake plant – a plant that is almost indestructible and very resistant. It doesn’t need much light, and is great for keeping it in the bedroom because it is able to produce oxygen at night.
Peace lilies (“Mauna Loa” Spathiphyllum )– This plant removes toxins from the air, eliminates formaldehyde and trichloroethylene.
NASA recommends having between 15 and 18 plants like these in 500 square meters, or 3-4 meters in an 80 square meters’ area. Put one of the plants in the bedroom, so it can produce oxygen overnight.