If you have a bit of space you can add one of these air filtering plants to your indoor living space.
Did you know Plants help clean the air you breathe? They Do!
Some plants do this better than others. So we created a list of some of the best air filtering plants.
Unfortunately, Our Homes are full of toxins. Some of those toxins are serious and can make us sick. These plants will remove some carcinogenic toxins from your indoor space. Can you benefit from an air filtering plant in your home or office?
How do we get toxins in our homes? Our furnishings and the Building materials used in constructing our homes add unhealthy fumes to the air we breathe by off gassing. Sick building Syndrome is a real thing.
Other toxic fumes come from smoking indoors or living near heavy traffic areas with car fumes…
Certain air filtering indoor Plants help mitigate some of these toxins in the air. Let’s invite them into our homes!
All Houseplants do filter the air and make oxygen as they respire. Plants help us breathe better in our homes by these natural processes.
Plant photosynthesis removes carbon dioxide and returns oxygen to the air.
Plants remove toxicants from air, soil, and water.
House Plants metabolize some toxic chemicals, releasing only harmless by-products into the atmosphere.
Plants incorporate toxicants such as heavy metals into plant tissues so we don’t breathe them in the air.
Best Homes For Air Filtering Plants:
While all plants will benefit your air quality to some degree, the amount they will help you differs with your circumstances.
Close quarters with small rooms and little ventilation are often the environments plants benefit most. Think small mobile homes, closed bedrooms, bathrooms or offices. Tiny homes, RVs or small apartments are also good places for air filtering plants.
Best Air Filtering Plants:
The Best Air Filtering plants are those that take out the most toxins from air. According to the Wolverine study that Includes:
The Boston Fern
Below is a list of even more Excellent Air Filtering Plants we wrote care guides for. So many wonderful plants to invite into your home.
Air Filtering Plants For Your Home
These Plants all help improve your indoor air quality. . This list highlights the some of the air quality improving plants we have written about.
Look at the post above for even more ideas on plants that improve your air quality.
Maranta are beautiful, exotic plants with wide appeal. These plants are well known for their beautiful leaves that fold up straight after dark like praying hands.
Once you find the perfect growing conditions for your Maranta it will perform well for you.
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