It is really easy to forget that your home might be contaminated with pollutants and toxins in the air. It is easy to mop and scrub dirt you see, but for the dangers in the air, are the best houseplants to have.
Heart Leaf Philodendron
Maybe one of the most popular houseplants, this climbing vine plant is good at removing all kinds of VOC’s. Volatile Organic Compounds are a large group of carbon-based chemicals that easily evaporate at room temperature.
The bamboo palm is one of the best houseplants to have because it gives you feeling of having a tropical getaway at home. They don’t usually grow taller than 2.5 meters, and look good in any setting.It is one of the best plants at filtering out benzene and trichloroethylene, and cleaning emissions from furniture.
Not only does Aloe Vera plants filter out pollutants and toxins from the air in your home, it is also very nutritious and medicinal. It’s leaves has healing gel within, and are rich in vitamins A, C, E, B1, B2, B12 and many more. They can help heal cuts and burns and can also help with with detoxification, alkalinity, digestion, the immune system and skin health.
It can produce berries, survive in a low-light setting and becomes effective at filtering out the air with time. The more the time spends in a space, the better it removes pollutants and toxins.
The peace lily is not only one of the best houseplants to have, it is one of the most beautiful as well. Because it specializes in removing mold spores, it is fit for bathrooms, kitchens and laundry rooms. It doesn’t need much maintenance, shine. But it can be toxic to cats if they eat it.