Most bamboo species are native from warm and moist tropical climates. It’s a type of grass with one of the fastest growth in the world. Did you know that you can grow bamboo without soil? A jar filled with small stones and water is sufficient.
Snake plants are also known for their ability to help remove toxic air pollutants. Though in small contributions, snake plants can absorb cancer-causing pollutants, including CO2, benzene, formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene.
Ivy and Pothos vines are perfect for a creating a lush atmosphere in the bathroom, placed around the sink, around the bathtub or hanging from a shelf.
Dracaena is one of the most effective houseplants in air purification. It helps remove formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene and carbon dioxide. These are chemicals linked with several health problems among them headaches, respiratory problems, anemia, marrow disease, kidney disease among others.
This evergreen plant not only helps to rid the home of harmful toxins it improves humidity by helping to restore moisture to the air naturally too. Because of these air-purifying properties.
One of the easiest indoor plants to maintain, the Spider Plant produces oxygen whilst purifying the air in your home and office by absorbing carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and xylene. Additionally, Spider plants are non-toxic and are in fact edible, making them safe for pets and young children.
While rubber plants (Ficus robusta) are grown as easy-care houseplants, they also improve indoor air quality, according to studies conducted by NASA. Their large leaves can absorb airborne chemicals and break them down, rendering them harmless. They absorb exhaled carbon dioxide and convert it to breathable oxygen.
It makes for a lovely hanging plant indoor. They thrive in indirect light and a humid environment. Ferns have been shown to filter formaldehyde, xylene and toluene. Bird’s nest ferns are non-poisonous plants. They are safe for humans, dogs, and cats.
Edible green walls are a way to grow organic produce in a place where space is tight. And they manage to look super-cool at the same time.