Placing house plants in your home form an integral part of interior decoration. Well-placed, small plants and plantlets impart the much needed greenery to the concrete structures and has a calming effect. Green plants in the house not only beautify the space but also cleanse the air. Indoor plants give a calming and soothing effect to any room. But, not all plants can grow well in the indoors of your house, so you must know which plants can and should be grown to have some dose of zen effect in your house.
The below mentioned 7 beautiful houseplants are easy to take care of and effective at increasing oxygen and clearing out toxins for cleaner breathing air in your home:
As the name suggests, the look and feel of this plant is extremely peaceful, and when you have it around, this plant also rids your surrounding air of many toxins. The beautiful peace lily plant is a low-maintenance plant that grows well in shade and cooler temperatures.
This lovely plant is not only a wonderful way to get rid of toxins like xylene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene, but also has a subtle ornamental value. The plant has slim leaves with mild red edges and can grow tall, up to 15 feet, hence it proves to be an excellent plant to decorate and fill in space in your living area. It grows best if exposed to some sunlight.
English Ivy can be grown as a hanging or ground plant. Some renowned organizations have declared it to be best absorbent for formaldehyde and hence is an excellent plant for filtering air. It is easy to grow in moderate temperature and sunlight.
Aloe Vera Plant:
You must have heard a lot about this wonder gel “Aloe Vera” which is widely used in cosmetics, creams and health syrups due to its excellent healing and skin soothing properties, but you might not know that it can also help to monitor the air quality in your home. Aloe Vera plant has succulent leaves, which grows most prosperously with a lot of sun exposure. Aloe Vera plant can keep your indoor air clean and also indicate if the air contains excessive harmful chemicals by developing brown spots on its otherwise green leaves.
Bamboo is famous for its pure image and is also recommended to be sacred if kept in the house. Apart from this, scientifically Bamboo has a high score for its purifying effect on air. It cleans air of benzene and trichloroethylene. If you plan to grow this plant in your house, make sure you water it well. This plant also adds attractive look to your house.
Rubber trees start as a small plant with big leaves and can grow into a medium sized tree in the open. It also cleanses air and does not need much maintenance or care. If you like some dark green plants in your house, with high toxin eliminating properties, get a rubber tree.
As a small bushy plant with long slim leaves growing individually, does not need much light or water to survive, snake plant has a peculiar specialty of absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen during the night, as against other plants that do this during the day. So plant one to your bedroom for a clean-air boost while you sleep.
Get these splendid wonders to share your space and make it more clean and fit for you to breathe in.