We all know from the elementary education that plants in our homes release oxygen during day time.
But how many of us know that plants are able to clean the air from toxins and mold and on that way are beneficial for our health?
NASA conveyed a study on some domestic plants and conclusion was, that some plants are much better than others and clean the air and eliminate toxins from our rooms.
Plants can help and improve our health
These plants are also cleaning the air from paint, dust, building materials, etc.
Here below are 6 plants that are like oxygen bombs and you need to keep at least one of them at your home.
This is one of the best plants for increasing the oxygen level at your home.
It`s absorbing the carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and formaldehyde.
One aloe vera plant can replace nine air purifiers.
Ficus -Ficus Elastica
Usually, every home have this plant. It can maintain easily and does not need a lot of sunlight.
Ficus elastica is very effective in purifying our air from formaldehyde.
Just be careful, leaves of Ficus elastica may be poisonous for small children and pets.
Ivy – Hedera Helix
Definitely you must have this plant. This is the best of all to remove feces particles and toxins.
For 6 hours, this plant will remove 60% of toxins and 58% feces particles in the air.
Spider plant – Chlorophytum comosum
This is an amazing plant. It`s different than other flowers because is able to do photosynthesis with a minimal light at your home.
It`s very efficient and is absorbing a lot of toxins from the air such as styrene, gasoline, formaldehyde and carbon monoxide.
Just one plant will be enough to purify the air in about 200 square meters.
Snake planet – Sansevieria trifasciata
This plant is very resistant and requires a little light to perform photosynthesis.
It`s removing toxins, but the main thing is that is producing oxygen at night and, therefore, is good to have it in your bedroom.
Peace lilies – Spathiphyllum
This plant is especially efficient in removing chemical toxins from the air at your home.
It`s filtering trichloroethylene and formaldehyde from the air.
If you have about 500 square meters NASA says that you need to have from 15 to 18 of these domestic plants.
Note: Don`t forget to have one of that plants in the bedroom because you are sleeping there.