If you want to eliminate harmful toxins in the air and quell negative vibes, then you might want to place some plants at strategic points in your home. Plants by nature consume carbon dioxide, which we breathe out and release fresh oxygen, which we breathe in. So you will also get an abundant supply of oxygen to help refresh your body and brain.
You can get these plants to help rid you of air pollutants that can cause disorientation, fatigue and depression. Here are the plants you should consider having in your home.
Aloe Vera Plant
With Aloe vera in your home, you will increase your supply of oxygen, while reducing carbon dioxide in your home and also eliminate dangerous toxins like carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. This plant is great to have in your home as it does not need to be given water often but it does need light, so place it in a well lit room.
The Peace Lily
This is a great air-purifying plant and is known to eliminate harmful chemicals like ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene and xylene. You can water the plant once every week and keep it in the shade and away from direct sunlight.
The Spider Plant
With the spider plant you can get rid of carbon monoxide, gasoline, styrene and formaldehyde in the air. You don’t need to expose it to direct sunlight and it is great to have in your bedroom as it purifies the air and encourages a sound sleep.
The Estragon Plant
This plant is easy to care for, it requires little sunlight and water and will grow in just about any condition available. You can be sure of a steady supply of oxygen as well, when you have it in your home.
The English Ivy Plant
This is not poison ivy, so don’t be alarmed! This plant is extremely great for getting rid of toxins in the air and known to eliminate more than 60% of the harmful air-toxins in your home and in just under 6 hours. You should give it lots of sunlight and keep it away from pets as it could be toxic to them, you can place it on a window pane.
The Chrysanthemum Plant
This plant will get rid of 90% formaldehyde in the air and benzene. The plant is very nice to have in your home, you should also expose it to direct sunlight.
The Golden Pothos Plant
This is a very tough and an equally great air purifying plant. It will eliminate trichloroethylene and benzene toxins in the air. It does not require direct sunlight but rather you should put it where it gets indirect light. If you have pets, keep the plant away from them.
It is recommended to have between 15 to18 plants within a 500 square meters area. So you should make sure to have one of these plants in your home.