BEST HOUSEPLANTS FOR HEALTH AND WHERE TO PUT THEM
Unlike many plants which begin to respire like humans once the sun goes down, succulents help to increases oxygen flow at night. Add them to desks amd windowsills for a sweet touch of flora!
The peace lily has the ability to remove mold from the air. Placing a lily in the bathroom will add beauty, and help to remove toxins from the air.
Spider plants add some spunk to any room, and also work to remove formaldehyde and other indoor air pollution from your home. Formaldehyde is often found in carpets, paper product coatings, and permanently pressed clothes, so a well placed spider plant would be in any living space, bedroom or office.
Dragon trees are beautiful houseplants that emit a tropical note to the rooms they live in. They are also air purifying powerhouses. Place a dragon tree in your living room to remove formaldehyde, benzene, toluene and xylene.
Gerbera daisys add a splash of colour wherever they are placed, and like succulents, they also release oxygen at night. Place them in bedrooms to refresh night time air, as well as remove indoor benzene and trichloroethylene pollution.
The shaggy nature of English ivy adds drama to any space. Especially gifted at removing benzene from the air, this house plant is well placed in a dorm room or home office!
The Boston fern is a shaggy plant that looks great when hanging, or perched over top a side table it can drape over. It has amazing humidifying capabilities, and makes a fantastic addition to any living space to boost moisture during cold, dry months.
The philodendron house plant is a formaldehyde removing machine, and works great in living spaces of new or renovated homes with new floors, walls and carpets.
Snake plants have a naturally elegant charm to them, and look especially beautiful when placed in artistic pots. They are particularly useful in removing formaldehyde and nitrogen oxide produced by fuel -burning appliances, so trying place one in your living room or kitchen!