By having just one ‘Oxygen Bomb’ plant, the air quality in your home will become cleaner and healthier! Add a few more and you will have a natural air purify better than any air purifier on the market!
There have been many studies done on the six variations of plants that are classified as an ‘Oxygen Bomb’ plant. So much so, that NASA says you should have between 15 and 18 of these plants in an area of 500 square meters.
Meaning, 3 to 4 plants are enough in 80 square meter area. Do not forget to put one of the plants in your bedroom, because most of us spend the majority of our time at home in the bedroom. Having the cleanest air possible while sleeping is essential!
Here are the best plants to own in order to naturally purify the air!
Aloe – This plant is great for raising the oxygen level in your home. Also it absorbs carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. A single aloe plant can achieve what nine biological air purifier can.
Ficus (FicusElastica) – This plant is very easy to maintain because it does not need a lot of light. It is effective when it comes to cleaning the air of formaldehyde. But be careful if you have small children or pets because the leaves can be poisonous.
Ivy (Hedera Helix) – Everyone should definitely have this herb at home. Ivy removes 60% of the toxins in the air and 58% of particles of feces within six hours since it is brought in that area.
Spider plant (ChlorophytumComosum) – This plant has the ability to make photosynthesis under minimal light. It excellently absorbs toxins from the air such as formaldehyde, styrene, and carbon monoxide, as well as gasoline. One herb effectively purifies air in 200 square meters space.
Snake planet (SansevieriaTrifasciata “Laurentii”) – This plant is almost indestructible and is great for having it at home. It is very resistant and needs very little light for photosynthesis. Besides removing toxins, it is great for the bedroom because it produces oxygen at night.
Peace lilies (Spathiphyllum “Mauna Loa”) – It is excellent for removing chemical toxins from the air. This homemade herb filters formaldehyde from the air as well as trichloroethylene.
So the next time you are out and have the option to purchase a new plant…keep these six in mind and do yourself a favor…take one home:-)