NASA’s List Of The 10 Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

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This might sound shocking, but the air in your home could be filled with toxins. We often think of our houses as contained environments, but the truth is that many of the products we come in contact with on a daily basis contain mild levels of toxins. These can secrete into our air, which we then breathe into our bodies. If you want cleaner, fresher air, consider getting a houseplant from NASA’s list of the best air-filtering plants.

 

 

Toxins are more common than you might think. They can be found in anything from paper bags to the paint on your walls. This graphic names the six toxins that are present in our air and where they come from.


Luckily, there is a simple solution for cleaner air – house plants. They act as natural air filters, and they brighten up the room. Since some plants may be toxic to pets, it is a good idea to check the toxicity of the plant before bringing it home to your furry friend.

Chrysanthemum


This beautiful plant removes ammonia, benzene, xylene, and formaldehyde from the air.

Spider Plant

This is one of the easiest house plants to grow. It will take away formaldehyde and xylene.

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