Everyone will enjoy a fresh air at home. Indeed, there are some plants that can really clean up and maintain the fresh air inside our living spaces.
Thanks to the studies done by NASA, we now know which are the best depolluting plants. In the following lines, we will introduce you to six of these depolluting plants and what are their magical powers!
It is important to reduce environmental toxins on a daily basis. With the toxins that enter our bodies through the air, clothing, food, water, cosmetics, soaps, shampoos, it is obvious that we are permanently exposed to an unhealthy environment. To know how to protect oneself and to improve the quality of one's life is more and more important nowadays.
All the plants presented here are very powerful and effective depolluting agents. But still, they are all easy to maintain and undemanding. You can place them where you want them. Some are perfect to install in the living room or dining room, while others are in the bathroom, the toilet or the bedroom.
The depolluting plants make our interiors cooler and clean the air.
One thing that many people do not know is that the air in the house does not circulate and does not filter either during the winter months. When you use cleaning products and things like that, you make it look toxic fast enough and you have nothing to help you clean or circulate the air. You and your family breathe this air all day. In part, this is why it is very important to always choose natural cleaning products.
Whether you live in a small apartment or in a big house, having clean air is essential for your health and well-being. Plants are perfect for removing carbon dioxide from the air, for example. Some depolluting plants are really very powerful. They can do a great job improving the air quality in your home. In addition, they are very pretty and they release a great energy. Nature is so powerful and you do not even realize it.
Pollutant plants: Azalea
If you use detergents and toxic cleaners in your home, azalea can help filter the air in your kitchen. It is of course strongly recommended to use ecological cleaners that do not make the air of your home toxic. Forget all kinds of chemicals (cleaning or cosmetics) and always favor those based on ecological and biological ingredients. The market is really cleansed of dangerous products for our health!
Pollution Plants: Climbing Ivy (Hedera Helix)
Climbing ivy is perfect to put in the toilet. It will neutralize the bad smells! Forget the very toxic flavorings, just have an ivy. This plant is also a perfect neutralizer for those who smoke indoors. Its ability to absorb carcinogens from second-hand smoke helps purify small areas. It adapts easily to all indoor environments and does not require much maintenance. In short, as the name suggests, ivy is a climbing plant. It must therefore be suspended so that it can develop as best as possible.
Peace Lily (The spathiphyllum)
Perfectly suited to any laundry room or bathroom, the peace lily is one of the perfect depolluting plants to eliminate mold spores. The plant itself does not need large amounts of water or light to survive. She also often has beautiful flowers and makes a very nice decorative piece. In addition to mold, this plant is also known to eliminate formaldehyde and trichlorethylene. But beware! If you own or live with cats, the peace lily is known to be extremely toxic to cats if they consume it.
The chamaedorea (bamboo palm)
The bamboo palm is one of those depolluting plants that adapts easily to all interiors. The chamaeorea is recognized as one of the best depolluting plants to filter benzene and trichlorethylene. It is also excellent to put furniture next to that can be treated with degassed formaldehyde, another toxin that it can naturally neutralize quite well. Bamboo is indeed a truly universal plant used for so many things: food, textiles, furniture, accessories, deco...
This plant is known with its fast efficiency. The more time it spends in space, the more effective it is in removing air pollutants and toxins. Like the lily of peace, aglaonema is not very demanding and can easily live even in a poorly lit environment. Perfect to place in the interior of your living room, dining room, kitchen, bathroom, toilet or where you want it.
The Aloe Vera plant is incredibly easy to grow and maintain, and like many of its counterparts is wonderful for filtering air pollutants and toxins. However, what distinguishes the Aloe Vera plant is the healing ability of the gel in each of its leaves. Rich in vitamins A, C, E, B1, B2, B12 and much more, the gel can be used effectively to help heal cuts and burns. Aloe has also been used to help with detoxification, alkalinity, digestion, the immune system, skin health and much more. It's really a super plant that can even be easily grown in a small pot at the edge of a window.
Aloe vera is one of the most used plants in cosmetics. He really has magic powers! It can also consume it.You have already tried?
What pretty flowers, no?
This beautiful flower does a great job of cleaning the air, eliminating unwanted odors, killing bacteria, and helping to keep moths away. If you use the essential oils of the plant, they are ideal for sleeping and calming the nervous system. Put it in your bedroom and the quality of your sleep will increase significantly.
Spider plant (Chlorophytum Comosum)
The spider plant needs natural light but should not be exposed to direct sunlight. It develops quite easily and does not require much maintenance. The spider plant does an excellent job of sequestering carbon monoxide. The kitchen is an ideal place to place it. It grows very fast and reproduces itself.
Rubber plant (Ficus Elastica)
The rubber plant is a very resistant plant. It is able to survive and thrive in places with little light and at lower temperatures. Of all the plants, it is the one that got the best result by eliminating toxins and pollutants from the inside of the houses. It is particularly resistant to formaldehyde.
Snake plant (Sansevieria Trifasciata)
The snake plant is ideal to place in the bedroom. It sucks carbon dioxide and releases oxygen during the night, which helps people sleep better. Many choose to keep it in their bedroom or living room. As with many of the plants on this list, it is easy to maintain and can even prevent the formaldehyde that escapes from your carpet and wood furniture. Great, no?
In short, having plants at home is a great idea. Instead of asking what deco you need to choose, install plants. You improve your quality of life and live better. Live the plants!
Many people believe that houseplant care is hard work. Indeed, it's totally wrong. Not long ago, we presented a small list of easy-care houseplants . In this list we have selected 20 species of plants, but there are many more.
Houseplants change everything.
Yes, it's totally true. The presence of a single plant in your home will change it. The air will feel cooler, you will concentrate better and you will sleep better. This also solves the question what deco to choose for his piece. If you lack space, it is also possible to opt for a green wall. You can design it yourself. To begin, try first with the realization of a vegetable table .
We are not all lucky enough to enjoy a garden, a terrace or a balcony. This does not mean that we can not all enjoy the greenery on a daily basis.
Nature is a cure.
In recent years, urbanization has increased significantly. More and more people have less and less contact with nature. Installing potted plants at home is a first step back to all that is natural, but it is not enough. Take walks in the mountains and in the woods or at least go to the park next to your home. Having a permanent contact with nature is essential to be in good mental, physical and spiritual health.