Categories: Air Pollution

5 type of Plants to purify your homes

It is no unknown fact that Air Pollution has become one of the major topics of worry and we do so much to keep our homes clean from all the dust particles, but what about the air around us that we can’t see?

From having a health scare to people falling ill all the time. It has come into consideration that Indoor Air Pollution is 5 times more harmful sometimes than Outdoor air pollution causing various illness related to Respiratory factors.

So today we are going to talk about the plants one should keep at our homes to make the air around us cleaner and get the toxins out for a much cleaner environment at least indoors.

  • Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a plant with a lot of medicinal qualities. It is very easy to maintain as this plant prefers dry soil a lot of sunlight, so it doesn’t require frequent watering. It is also very good for the air pollution as it cleans chemicals which also includes Formaldehyde.


  • Spider Plant

Spider plants are extremely well to take care of with a number of varieties and also easy to hang.  They need moist soil and bright or medium lighting conditions. to grow indoors. They help in cleaning out chemicals (including Formaldehyde) and carbon monoxide. 


  • Snake Plant

Snake Plants have variegated leaves that grow upright, and some varieties’ leaves have yellow or white edges. It is very easy to take care of as it grows well in a whole range of lighting conditions. It helps clean out chemicals like Benzene, Formaldehyde, Trichloroethylene, and Xylene. It works out with any sort of normal condition.


  • Ficus

This plant is perfect for your bathrooms as it helps cleans moulds. This tree is generally kept in full sun or at least bright filtered light. It has 800 varieties and prefers several days of dry soil in between thorough watering. This plant is perfect when kept in humidity and doesn’t require a lot of effort.


  • Peace Lily

Peace Lily also is known as spathiphyllum. With its curving white blooms and dark leaves, it’s very easy to grow. This house plant favours low humidity and also low light, making it great for rooms with few windows. It helps in cleaning chemicals like Ammonia, Benzene, Formaldehyde, and Trichloroethylene, Acetone.


So if you care about what kind of air you are breathing and what must you do to keep at bay as much as possible, we recommend getting these plants for purifying the around your homes.




Divya Singh

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