Top 10 Air Purifying Plants

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Peace Lily

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Peace Lily is known to improve indoor air quality up to 60% by actually reducing the levels of mold spores present in homes. The leaves of the plant are known to absorb the spores and send it to their roots and use it up as food, thus cleaning the air quality. It can also prevent mildew and absorb vapors bad vapors from acetone or alcohol.

Spider Plant

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This is an easy to grow plant and can actually remove 90% of the toxins present in your house in just two days. The leaves of the plant absorb mold, allergens, carbon monoxide and formaldehyde and purify the air.

Heart Leaf Philodendron

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People avoid keeping it in houses as it has toxic effects when eaten, so houses with children and pets avoid this plant. But then this plant sure is the best tool to remove formaldehyde which is commonly found in many practical boards and other furniture.

Aloe Vera

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People know of Aloe Vera plant for its healing abilities, but then what many do not know about this plant is that it has the ability to purify or improve the indoor air quality. Aloe Vera is said to keep indoors free of benzene which is commonly found in many cleaning agents.

Boston Fern

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These are common house plants and are they can actually help in restoring moisture in the air, thus making it helpful for people with dry skin. Apart from this the Ferns are known to reduce the formaldehyde traces from the air.

English Ivy

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The plant is known to reduce airborne fecal matter and so it is a perfect plant to have in house if you have a pet. The plant can also absorb formaldehyde and benzene.

Chrysanthemum

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These beautiful looking flower plant can offer great benefits to the indoor air quality. It helps in removing benzene which is commonly found in many detergents, plastics, and paints.

African Violets

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The color of this plant makes it a very useful plant as gazing at it stimulates adrenaline release which will lead to the increase in the flow of oxygen to the brain.

Eucalyptus

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This is again famous for its healing and medicinal power but then this plant has a lot of tannin’s which is capable of raising healthy fluids in the body’s air passages. The breathing of the scent of this plant can help a lot in avoiding different ailments.

Chinese evergreen

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The plant is known to help in getting rid of many different pollutants that is present in the air. The red berries that the plant produces helps in removing toxins from the air, thus purifying it.