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The Best Air Purifying Indoor Plants For Your Home

Dennaya Famous

Posted on October 19 2017

 

Houseplants don't just make your house look super cool - they can make your home more breathable by increasing the amount of oxygen in the air through photosynthesis. Studies have also shown that they are also known to purify and filter your air as well. No matter how much of a neat freak you are toxins like benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene still linger. So, adding the term plant parent to your resume is seriously something to consider.

Here's our list of easy to care for plants to elevate your home and health.

 

1. Peace Lilly (Spathiphyllum)

This low light lover and easy to grow plant is the perfect addition to almost any space.They’re often placed in bathrooms or laundry rooms because they’re known for removing mold spores

 

2. Bamboo Palm (Chamaedorea Seifrizii)

If you're going for the tropical vibes then these air-purifying palms will be a great addition to your bedroom or living room.  

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3. Aloe Vera

This easy to grow and hard to kill succulent is know for its healing abilities as well as it's ability to improve air quality by keeping your home free of chemicals that are found in household cleaning products.

Photo: DESIGN SPONGE