Houseplants are awesome indoor air cleaners, but some of them are more effective than others at filtering out pollutants and toxic chemicals in the air. This infographic highlights the best air-filtering plants, according to a NASA study.
Best Air-Filtering House Plants According to NASA! Read on to see which house plants are best to filter the air, not only producing oxygen from CO2, but also absorbing benzene, formaldehyde and/or trichloroethylene.
These Plants Are Oxygen Bombs And They Clean The Air At Your Home
Way back in the glorious year of 1989, NASA researchers published a Clean Air study based on the work they’d done trying to figure out the best way to purify air in space stations. Knowing that astronauts are locked up in a tiny space with recycled air, they needed a solution to
House plants make great additions to your home; they can add color and interest to your decor, create a healthier living space with their air purifying and filtering properties, and they can even lower stress levels! In fact, studies have shown that hospital patients who have living plants in their rooms reportedly recover
Best Air-Filtering House Plants According to NASA! : TreeHugger English Ivy (Hedera helix) Spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) Golden pothos or Devil's ivy (Scindapsus aures or Epipremnum aureum) Peace lily (Spathiphyllum 'Mauna Loa') Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema modestum) Bamboo palm or reed palm (Chamaedorea sefritzii) Snake plant or mother-in-law's tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata 'Laurentii')