Most plants are incredibly effective air purifiers, and having them at home is a really good idea.
NASA experts have specified the most effective plant air cleansers and confirmed that they eliminate toxins and mold from the air.
They advise keeping such a plant in the bedroom and bathroom, and at least 15 of these plants in every 600 square meters.
Aloe Vera plants are considered to be the most potent oxygen bombs, as they are incredibly effective air cleansers.
It purifies the air by absorbing carbon dioxide, formaldehyde, and carbon monoxide. It also develops brown spots in the case of high chemical levels in the house, in order to warn you about the possible health risks.
Studies have shown that one Aloe Vera plant has the same capacity as 9 air-purifying plants!
Moreover, these are some of the most powerful air cleansing plants you should keep at home:
Spider plants are able to cleanse a 200 square meter area and eliminate styrene, carbon monoxide, toxins, gasoline, and formaldehyde. Keep this plant in the bedroom, as it releases oxygen during the night. It needs only a bit of sunlight.
Weeping figs do not need much light as well, and they effectively eliminate formaldehyde from the air. Yet, do not keep them in the house if you have small children or pets, as their leaves are poisonous.
Grass snake, or estragon plants, are also beneficial ones, which will purify the air in your home and are easy to grow.
Lilies will cleanse the air of chemicals such as formaldehyde and trichloroethylene.
The poison ivy removes 60% of all the toxins in your air and 58% of feces particles within 6 hours.