Air Purifying House Plants

The air in our homes is trapped by our walls, even if we keep the windows open at times, there is always going to a lingering toxin in our air supply within our own homes. This might put the pressure on you to choose to turn to horticulture for your answer. Finding the best air purifying house plants will not only help you to have cleaner air in your home, it’s the absolute most natural way to do so without harming the environment or pushing the toxins to another area in your home. Finding air purifying house plants to help you breath clean in your home is not only the most natural way to clean your air, it is the most simple technique, it’s the safest with almost no risks, it’s cost effective as plants don’t usually run your pockets too deep and they are absolutely stunning flowers and plants that can add a beauty to your home that you hadn’t had before. Having air purifying house plants in your home will certainly add to the amount of natural beauty of your home.

There are several plants that can help to remove the toxins from the air in your home.  The most common is :
  • Aloe Vera - Not only can it be used for burns on the skin, it is also known to remove formaldahyde from the air.
  • Areca Palm - General air purifier, especially as it grows larger. It's known for being one of the better performers in purifying the air.
  • Baby Rubber Plant - These houseplants clean the air by emitting high oxygen content, and purifies indoor air by removing chemicals, such as formaldahyde or other toxins.
  • Bamboo Palm - According to NASA, it removes formaldahyde and is also said to act as a natural humidifier.
  • Boston Fern - Said to act as a natural air humidifier, removes formaldahyde and is a general air purifier. Said to be among the best in air purifying houseplants.
  • Chinese Evergreen - Emits high oxygen content, and purifies indoor air by removing chemicals, such as formaldahyde, benzene or other toxins.
  • Mass Cane - Known for removing formaldahyde and known generally as one of the houseplants that clean the air.
  • Pygmy Date Palm - Said to remove formaldehyde and xylene (a chemical found in plastics and solvents) from the air.
  • Ficus alii - Said to be a great overall air purifier.
  • Gerbera Daisy - NASA says this plant is fantastic at removing benzene, a known cancer-causing chemical. It also absorbs carbon dioxide and gives off oxygen overnight, which is said to improve your sleep!