5 Houseplants that Detox the Air in Your Lungs (And Home!)

Every home needs houseplants.  Aside of their aesthetic importance, they also have the ability to remove the toxins that cause indoor air contamination.  So, we present you these five household plants which are very powerful in removing harmful substances such as formaldehyde (found in plastics, carpeting and synthetic fabrics), which is listed as a possible carcinogen by the EPA.


Spider Plant:

It grows best in places with medium to bright light. These plants require regular watering and don’t forget to let the soil dry out between watering.

Peace Lily:

Blooms in medium light. Remember to keep the soil slightly moist.

Bamboo Palm:

It grows best in places medium to bright light; thrives in humid environments.

Janet Craig (Corn Plant):

Keep in bright light but out of direct sun and don’t forget to let the soil dry out between watering.

Mother-In-Law’s Tongue (Snake Plant):

Very durable and grows well in all lights; be careful not to overwater.

Source: http://justnaturallyhealthy.com/2016/01/08/houseplants-air-detox/


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