Great Indoor/ Outdoor Air Purifying Plants
A research by The NASA Clean Air Study has revealed a natural technique of eliminating indoor toxins from air like benzene, ammonia, xylene formaldehyde and trichloroethylene which is by maintaining some common plants that neutralize the effects of sick building syndrome.
They have found that the following plants are very effective in removing the above mentioned hazardous chemicals from indoor that are linked to the common ailments like headache and irritation of eyes.
Here is list of great air purifying plants.
1. Areca Palm
3. English Ivy
4. Peace Lily
5. Golden Pothos
6. Gerbera Daisy
7. Dragon Tree
9. Weeping Fig
10. Schefflera / Umbrella Plant
11. Heart-Leaf Philodendron
12. Snake plant
13. Dendrobium Orchid
14. Spider Plant
17. Aloe Vera
The quality of air indoors matters a lot as 90% of our time is spent either at home or office. Furniture, synthetic material, plastics and cleaning products in houses and at work places release a variety of toxic compounds, like formaldehyde.