Sunday, 31 January 2016

Plants to Help Purify Your Indoor Air

Keeping plants will not only brighten up your space but can also clean your air

While Hepa air filters are still one of the most effective ways to purify your indoor air, there is also a cheaper (and prettier!) way to clean your air. Plants!

A study published by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), with help from the Associated Landscape Contractors of America (ALCA) suggesting certain plants could be used to rid indoor spaces of harmful toxins (VOCs) commonly found in homes (formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene and amonia, among others). In the study, researchers recommend one plant per 100 square feet for optimal resuts.

Here are a few to try:
Aloe Vera

Spider plants

Golden Pothos (Devil's Ivy)

Gerber Daisy

Chrysanthemum

Bamboo Palm

Red-edged dracaena

Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema Crispum 'Deborah')

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