Did you know that plants can purify the air in your home or office?
It should come as no surprise. They say trees are the lungs of the earth. But plants and trees not only pump the world full of oxygen, they can actually filter out some of the nasty pollutants accumulating in the air of our workplaces. Put a purifying plant on your desk to help remove pollutants of indoor spaces. Green your workplace and experience a healthier and clearer mind.
Are you terrible at caring for plants? Aloes are a great place to start. These succulents thrive on neglect and are great air purifiers, as well as having antibacterial and anti-inflammatory health properties.
Spider plants are also extremely easy to maintain. Their leaves,
with white stripes, are known to be a welcome addition to any interior decoration. Spider plants are renowned for absorbing harmful allergens in the surrounding air.
If you know about purifying plants, then you’ll the about the amazing properties of the chrysanthemum. Put them inside, outside, wherever – but these pretty and powerful plants work best when purifying indoor air of chemicals including ammonia, formaldehyde and benzene.
The sophistication of the peace lily is matched only by its ability to improve indoor air quality by up to 60%. Peace lilies work in a similar way to the spider plant in that they sustain themselves through the absorption of mould spores. These are great bathroom plants!
Having a red-edged dracaena in your home or office can be a visual statement. But beneath its vibrant exterior, this slow-growing tropical evergreen is providing a vacuum for harmful compounds such as formaldehyde, xylene, benzene and trichloroethylene.