18 Air filtering indoor plants



 

If you want to grow indoors, but you're looking for something easier or less time consuming than vegetables, you can grow plenty of non-edible plants. Although you can’t eat these plants, the ones below are actually recommended by NASA to grow in your house to filter your air and remove toxins! What toxins are in the air? Here is what NASA says:

The plants below are also great in low light environments, so put them in any corner of your house with no fear of killing them.

    1. Dwarf date palm- filters out xylene and formaldehyde                                      Image from: www.crocus.co.uk                                              
    2. Boston Fern- filters out xylene and formaldehyde                                        Image from: www.gardeningknowhow.com                          
    3. Kimberley Queen Fern- filters out xylene and formaldehyde                                       Image from: www.delrayplants.com                                       
    4. Spider plant- filters out xylene and formaldehyde                                   Image from: www.tropical-plants-flowers-and-decor.com         
    5. Chinese Evergreen- filters out formaldehyde and benzene                                   Image from: www.skinnymom.com                                           
    6. Bamboo Palm- filters out xylene and formaldehyde                                  Image from: www.tropicalexotics.com.au                                  
    7. Weeping Fig- filters out xylene and formaldehyde                                  Image from: indoor-air-quality-plants.com                                 
    8. Devil’s Ivy- filters out formaldehyde, xylene, and benzene                                 Image from: www.sunset.com                                                     
    9. Flamingo Lily- filters out xylene, formaldehyde, and ammonia                               Image from: www.loveourwork.com.au                                         
    10. Lilyturf- filters out xylene, ammonia and trichloroethylene                             Image from: myperfectplants.com                                                  
    11. Broadleaf Lady Palm- filters out formaldehyde, xylene, ammonia                            Image from: www.fareastfloragarden.com                                       
    12. Barberton Daisy- filters out xylene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene                          Image from: uk.pinterest.com                                                            
    13. Cornstalk Dracena- filters out trichloroethylene, formaldehyde, and benzene                         Image from: www.plantsrescue.com                                                   
    14. English Ivy- filters out trichloroethylene, formaldehyde, xylene, and benzene                        Image from: www.petpoisonhelpline.com                                            
    15. Varigated Snake Plant- filters out trichloroethylene, formaldehyde, xylene, and benzene Image from: http://realornamentals.com                                   
    16. Red-Edged Dracaena- filters out trichloroethylene, formaldehyde, xylene, and benzene                                                                                                                                                  Image from: www.greenforwardnews.com           
    17. Peace Lily- filters out trichloroethylene, formaldehyde, xylene, benzene, and ammonia                                                                                                                                                   Image from: www.phoenixflowershops.com                                  
    18. Florist's Chrysanthemum- filters out trichloroethylene, formaldehyde, xylene, benzene, and ammonia                                                                                                            Image from: http://learn.allergyandair.com

 

*Title photo image from: www.seraoflondon.com


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