We live surrounded by toxins, chemicals and allergens. Our homes are packed with heavy metals. Do you know that indoor air is five times more polluted than the air outside your home and office?
The number of individuals dealing with allergy symptoms, asthma, headache, and hormonal imbalance is on the rise. Dangerous toxins may cause an almost irreversible damage to your brain.
Well, you can prevent this by bringing some air-purifying plants in your home. According to NASA, some plants can purify your air and eliminate carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, benzene and other toxins.
Snake plant belongs to this list. It’s also known as Mother-in-Law’s Tongue or “Bedroom plant.” Keep it in your home to relieve the symptoms of asthma, treat sleep disorders and relieve pet allergies.
It emits oxygen at night, and purifies your home. Use it to remove formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene, xylene, toluene and other chemicals.
The decorative plant will make your home pretty and regulate humidity. According to experts, it’s beneficial for your skin, eyes and respiratory tract.
The snake plant is actually a desert plant. Although there are 70 different types, they all have spiky green leaves with yellow tips. It doesn’t flourish very often, and its flowers have really nice smell.
Jasmine plant is also a good option. You can keep Aloe Vera, Areca Palm, Gerbera Daisy or spider plant. These are excellent air purifiers. They are low-maintenance and easy to grow.
The Areca Palm removes CO2 and filters air. Gerbera daisy eliminates benzene and trichloroethylene from air.
You don’t have to be an expert to keep these plants at home. A good read can help you learn more about their maintenance, watering, light and diseases. Use some of your free time to learn more about the plants that keep your home pretty and safe from chemicals.