Indoor plants help us decorate, reconnect with nature, and also make our homes more friendly and pleasant. But also, some species help purify the air of our homes by absorbing CO2 and releasing oxygen, both in the living room and in the bedroom.
In fact, and despite the popular belief that it is not good to have plants in the bedroom, the truth is that there are plants that help us sleep better as they produce oxygen. And if you want to know which are those plants that are going to help you sleep better, and have the house with the healthiest air, keep reading…
We start with this selection of indoor plants that help purify the air with the focus robust. This species of Asian origin removes formaldehyde from the environment (formaldehyde is a colorless, strong-smelling, flammable chemical that is produced industrially and is used in construction materials such as particle board, plywood, and other wood products pressed, and which is also present in fabrics and bedding), provides oxygen to the environment and helps maintain humidity in the environment as it has a high rate of evapotranspiration. This species supports high temperatures, but you must bear in mind that it does not tolerate sudden changes.
Ficus Robusta (30 cm (1 stick)) – Living indoor plant
Sansevierias, also known as tiger’s tongue, Saint George’s sword or mother in law tongue, is a plant of South African origin. This species releases oxygen and absorbs carbon dioxide at night. In addition, it is very easy to care for, since it hardly needs light and water for its maintenance. It also withstands quite high temperatures. But if you are still having problems with its survival, here are several tips so that your sansevieria does not die.
Green plant Sansevieria Futura in a 12 cm pot
Surely you have seen pothos in many houses (and also offices). And that’s because this vine plant is hardy, adapts to any space, and does not need great care. Watering it when you see that the land is dry is usually enough. But in addition to being resistant, this plant eliminates particles such as formaldehyde, xylene and benzene, avoiding irritation to the eyes, throat or skin.
Pothos green plant in 18 cm pot
The peace lily, also known as peace flower, wind candle or flower of the dead is a very long-lived plant. It likes heat, hates drafts, and should avoid direct sunlight. It also needs to be watered regularly. Regarding its purifying power, this species absorbs contaminants such as formaldehyde, benzene and xylene, carbon monoxide and trichlorethylene.
Price: The pack of two peace lilies costs €29.95.
Peace Lily – Pack 2 Plants – Spathiphyllum Air Purifying Plants
The Monstera, or Adam’s Rib, is one of the most popular plants on social networks like Pinterest and Instagram. But in addition to being spectacular and giving your home a unique tropical beauty, this spice purifies the air.
Natural Indoor Plant Monstera Deliciosa Hardy and Easy to Care Plant
They say that this species attracts luck and positive energy. And in addition to being very easy to care for, it also eliminates various toxins in the environment.
Set of 5 lucky bamboo. Price: €14.99.
Set of 5 lucky bamboo ‘Lucky Bamboo’ – spiral-shaped – in a tube – Dracaena Sanderiana – approx. 50 cm high
Is tropical plant it’s eye-catching, easy to care for, and will also help clean the air in your home by absorbing various toxic organic chemicals, as well as tobacco smoke.
Red Anthurium & White Anthurium Natural Plants with Red and White Flowers. Price: €38.03.
Red Anthurium & White Anthurium Natural Plants with Red and White Flowers
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