Many of us don’t like having plants around the house. Well, most of these plants are good for your home, you may not know and not all plants are good for your home. Today we will take you through the 10 plants you should keep indoor and most of them are to be kept of the reach of children.
Going by recent studies done by scientists, a discovery was made and it showed that having refreshing indoor plants are better than the aesthetics you keep at home for fresh air. Most of this air fresher you buy for your house are chemicals and are not good for your health to be precise. Let us take you down from number 10 to the number 1 indoor plant you should have at home.
This plant is one of the best air purifying indoor plant to keep at home. This plant is often found hanging from baskets or sitting peacefully at a corner. However, this plant is to be kept off the reach the of children and from the reach pet. This plant contains a toxic chemical that can do real damage if taken into the body system.
9. Aloe Vera
Many people already know this plant and all what it can do. The Aloe Vera is a very wonderful plant and it’s known for its medicinal and air purifying works. The Aloe Vera has a gel that does wonders at healing minor burns, cuts, skin problems and even insect bites. The plant is found in many homes and commonly grow at the corner of houses but many people kill this plant out of ignorant.
8. Rubber Plant
Looking at this plant you may be led to believe that the plant is actually made of rubber. Well it is not, the Rubber plant is one of the best air purifying plants to keep indoors. But although this plant is not that commonly seen around and not everybody knows about this plant, the few that know about the plant do not know that the plant is good for indoor house purification and to make the air in your house fresh.
7. Bamboo Palm
I know the plant want to look similar to the Bamboo tree, let me say yes, it wants to look similar to it but let us go to the details about the plant. This plant helps maintain moisture during dry winter months. The Bamboo Palm is very easy to take care of. Bamboo Palm is excellent at eliminating toxins like benzene, formaldehyde, nitrogen oxide and trichloroethylene.
6. Golden Pothos
Many of you may have seen this plant at your friend’s house or any house you have pass by. Yes, this plant is very common in many houses and is very good at keeping the air in your house clean and purify. You may have gone to your grand mom’s house and you saw this plant, many of you may think it is for decoration but it is not for decoration. Not everybody knows about this plant. The Golden Pothos effectively eliminates benzene, formaldehyde, toluene, xylene and carbon monoxide.
5. Chinese Evergreen
We all know about the Chinese Evergreen. It is one of the most common plants to see around many houses. But the Chinese are so cultured that they have a lot of plants at home, you may have watched a Chinese movie and you saw plants inside a guys house as if you are a gardener, but his not mostly is the Chinese that knows most about all these plants. The Chinese Evergreen is great at absorbing toxins including formaldehyde, benzene and carbon monoxide.
4. Peace Lily
Only the name of this plant will tell you that it here for you to enjoy the peace of your home and also the air you take in at home. The Peace Lily does absolutely well in both low and bright light. The Peace Lily eliminates substances like xylene, benzene, ammonia, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene.
3. Boston Fern
This plant does more than just purifying the air in your house. It is a classic beauty and kept at home adds to the beauty of the house. The Boston Fern does a lot of things one mostly is that it is an excellent plant to keep at home if you are the type suffering from skin problem. The Boston Fern does more too, it absorbs the commonly found toxin formaldehyde, a chemical related to neurological diseases.
2. English Ivy
This is one plant that is not only good for keeping at home but also in the office. I have gone to many offices for interviews where I saw this plant, for me I thought the plant was just there for decoration because I did not know much about the plant. It is an ideal plant for those who have pets as it removes airborne allergens such as mold and fecal-matter particles.
1. Spider Plant
And now we have come down to the number 1 on our list the Spider Plant. The name may sound not friendly and all that but looking at the plant and how beautiful it is. I will say without even knowing the name many of you will love to keep this beauty at you just for decoration. But this plant does more than just making your house look beautiful and lovely. It is also a great air purifying plant, and not to worry because the plant is really easy to grow and take care for. It gets to work quickly, removing up to 90% of toxins in two days time. It effectively removes carbon monoxide, benzene, and formaldehyde from the air.