Plants are very important in our life not only because of the nutrients we get from it but also because it act as an air purifier. The oxygen that we inhale is also generated from the plants and they help to keep the environment clean from toxins.
Some of the plants have a special quality to keep the air free from toxins and filter it regularly. Such plants should be present around your house to provide you fresh air to inhale.
Here is a list of plants which you should get planted at your home:
Ficus (FicusElastica) – The plant does not need much sunlight and it is very easy to maintain. It is very useful to clean the formaldehyde off the air. The plant can be poisonous thus you have to keep it away from the reach of your pets and children.
Aloe – This plant amazingly increases the oxygen level in the air. It abosorbs carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and formaldehyde. It has strong air purifying cababilities and can replace nine biological air purifier.
Spider plant (ChlorophytumComosum) – This plant has active photosynthesis system and can work under minimal light. It absorbs a lot of toxin in the air such as gasoline, formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and styrene. It has a long reach and can purify up to air in 200 square meters space.
Peace lilies (Spathiphyllum “Mauna Loa”) – It filters is formaldehyde from the air along with trichloroethylene. It is a best chemical toxins air purifier.
Snake planet (SansevieriaTrifasciata “Laurentii”) – This is an indestructible plant which you should have at your home. It do photosynthesis in minimal light and also removes toxin in the air. It is excellent in production of oxygen at night and thus as be used in your bedroom decoration.
As per NASA report one should have 15- 18 of these plants in 500 square meters of area. Thus, we should plant 3- 4 plants in 80 square meter area. So make a plan today and get a natural air purifier for you home.