Experts recommend ficus as a plant that everybody should have at home, however, they miss to mention is that the leaves of the ficus are poisonous and it should be grown indoors at houses with pets or children. Although, it is true that it can clean the air from formaldehyde.
In this article, we are going to talk about other plants that have the same and even better air cleaning properties. One of these plants is aloe plant and It is a real oxygen bomb and it also soaks in the carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, and formaldehyde.
Ivy also called Devil’s Ivy, is recommended for its beautiful variegated leaves, forgiving nature, and air purification abilities. In fact, it is cited as one of the best plants for removing impurities from the air. It is also easy to propagate from cuttings. Because of this, many people receive these as starter plants or housewarming gifts. They then go on to have several plants rooted from the parent plant.
Green Lily (spider plant) has the ability to carry out the synthesis under conditions of minimum illumination. It absorbs toxins from the air – formaldehyde, styrene, carbon monoxide and gasoline. One plant effectively cleans the air in a 200 square meter area.
Estragon or grass snake is almost undestroyable and is very persistent of its survival. It removes toxins and you won’t lack oxygen with this plant in your home.