How pure is the air you breathe?
Plants are the lungs of the earth: they produce the oxygen that makes life possible, add precious moisture, and filter toxins. Air purifying plants can perform these essential functions in your home or office with the same efficiency as a rainforest in our biosphere.
In research designed to create a breathable environment for a NASA lunar habitat, a noted scientist discovered that houseplants are the best filters of common pollutants such as ammonia, formaldehyde, and benzene. Hundreds of these poisonous chemicals can be released by furniture, carpets, and building material, and then trapped by closed ventilation systems, leading to the host of respiratory and allergic reactions.
In this article, you will find 3 useful plants that are very effective in removing pollutants, and are very easy to grow and on maintenance.
It emits oxygen at night, helps you combat insomnia, and helps improve overall sleep quality.
It reproduces easily, doesn’t need much direct sunlight, and does not need much watering.
English Ivy Plant
Englisgh Ivy plant is beneficial to those who have consistent breathing problems and asthma.
Studies show that it can reduce air molds to 94% in 12 hours of time.
It emits oxygen in the night while you’re asleep, taking carbon dioxide from the air inside your house.
It also filters nasty household toxins from the air around your house indoors.