Clean air is very important to our health, it is considered to be a basic human right. Although we can’t do much when it comes to the air we breathe outside our homes, we can change the air inside it and get rid of different germs and toxins that can cause health issues and discomfort. There are several different things you can do to purify the air in your home, and one of the most popular and convenient things to do is use green technology to get some air purifying plants.

What are air purifying plants?

Air purifying plants are different houseplants that can absorb different toxins from the air inside our living space. Spaces with little or no airflow are considered to be the worst when it comes to the toxins in the air, and getting these plants can change your lifestyle completely. Besides being good for the air inside our homes, houseplants can also relieve stress, help us concentrate, increase productivity and memory.

Some experts recommend two or three plants for every 100 square feet. However, if you have any pets or small children, make sure to ask your local greenhouse staff which of these plants won’t hurt them. If you’re considering getting some air purifying plants to get rid of toxins, bacteria, and germs from your home, but you’re not sure where to start, here is the list of very popular, and easy to maintain houseplants.

Spider plants

Spider plants are also known as air plants and they are a great addition to any home or office. They grow very fast and some of them can have small white flowers. These plants are not demanding and require watering two to three times a week and the best thing of all – they are non-toxic.

Dracaenas

Dracaenas

The Dracaenas plant can be found in different shapes, colours, and sizes. They look extremely pretty in any home and they are good for all of us that forget to water our plants – too much water means the death of this plant. However, they like damp soil so you’ll still need to water it from time to time. This plant is toxic, so think about if it’s the best choice for your home.

Aloe Vera

This plant is more popular than ever, for multiple reasons. It is considered to be an air purifying plant as well as a plant that has many other benefits. Aloe Vera loves sunny spots, it is not very demanding and you can use the gel in the leaves for different health issues, such as for calming a rash or a burn.

Demand for the air purifying plants is higher than ever before and for a good reason. If you’re thinking about getting some of these houseplants, don’t hesitate. They can be a great addition to your home and your health.

Written By: Mark Holland

I love tech and gaming, and am always looking for the 'next big thing'...