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10 Indoor Air-Purifier Plants To Decorate Your House From Within

Hello, I'm going to talk about all indoor plants and glad that you have decided to read about thistopic. They are the best air purifiers, who will fight for you, with harmful elements present in the air of your house.

Here are the descriptions, features and requirements that could help you decide which one of them will be perfect for your home decor.

10 Indoor Air-Purifier Plants That Are Easy To Grow.

1.Areca Plant

Appearance

This Plant have a smooth long golden trunk with feather-shaped leaves. It bloom in Summer.

How to take care of it

All you have to do is provide a space where there is indirect sunlight. The soil must remain moist, however, don't forget to let it dry a little during winters. Please don't overwater.

This Plant can grow up to 30 feet. But you can restrict its height to 7 feet if you put it in a tiny pot.

Features of Areca Plant

It filter out xylene, benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, toluene from the air. It can be your home's best humidifier. Besides giving oxygen for you to breathe, it is also pet friendly. ( Your cats and dogs will loves this plant.)

2.Snake Plant

Appearance

This plant have strappy leaves which looks like a snake (Don't worry, it don't bite).

How to take care of it

You don't have to water it a lot. It can still remain amazing if you don't water for even a week. And yes,It would like to have space where there is indirect sunlight. You can keep it in your bedroom or in the bathroom.

Features

The most amazing feature of this is that It can produce oxygen even at nights. Hence, It can give you a good night sleep. And if you are unwell by having a sore throat or stuffy nose, It might help you breath. So that you will be able to sleep peacefully at night.

Furthermore, It can purify the air by filtering out formaldehyde and benzene. It can also control the presence of dust and dander in the air.

3.Aloe Vera

Appearance

Have thick fleshy lance-shaped leaves. The leaves have spikes that are not harmful.

How to take care of It

It like to sunbathe, hence would prefer to have a spot where there is direct sunlight. It also doesn't require much water. Minimum water is fine with it.

Features of Aloe Vera

Like Snake Plant, It can produce oxygen at night and can also control the carbon dioxide level in the air. It can also filter out benzene and formaldehyde from the air. It too have medicinal properties. It can help you to heal from burned skin, scars and inflation.

4.Weeping Fig

Appearance

Even though its name is weeping fig, It don't cry, It just have shiny green leaves that appear like falling tears. moreover, have a twisted trunk. And it's leaves can grow up to 4 inches long.

How to take care of it

Keep it at a place where there is sunlight as well as some shade. Water it moderately, don't overwater as well as underwater. If its leaves appear crispy, that means you are keeping it thirsty. And if leaves fold easily, that means you are making the plant drink more water than the limit.

Features

It stay green throughout the year. Keep it near your furniture and carpets and It will help clean pollutants from it. It is good at destroying toluene, formaldehyde, and xylene from the air.

5.Spider Plant

Appearance

It is called like that because its leaves occur like hanging spider legs. The leaves arch and are slender.

How to take care of it

It should live in indirect sunlight and in a hanging container. It should also have plenty of water in summer and spring. However, in winter, it you less water.

Features of Spider Plant

It can eliminate chemicals from the air thus you can put It in garage.Where there is a lot of proportion of leather and rubber, It will help you keep the air pure. Furthermore, It can fight with xylene, benzene, formaldehyde, and carbon monoxide. It can also be a very good friend to your pets.

6.Song of India

Appearance

Also known as Dracaena reflexa.The leaves are thick and have two colours: green and yellow.

How to take care of it

It like to remain in bright light. The bright light is the reason for its leaves having a green and yellow pattern. Hence if It don't get the light, the yellow colour will fade away. Keep the soil moist, but not consistently soggy. It the humidity.

Features

Has a very good remedy for sick building syndrome. It can relieve you of sore eyes, nausea, anxiety, stress and headaches. It can also help you in increasing concentration in studies or work. It can eliminate benzene, formaldehyde, toluene, and xylene. Yes like every other plant, It can control carbon dioxide and give amazing oxygen for you to breath.

7.Tulsi

Appearance

Also known as the Indian Holy Basil. The green leaves are oval-shaped and appear pointed. It have a healing scent.

How to take care of it

It love to stay in the sunlight. Water it regularly but don't cross the limits. You can keep it near windows or in front of your house.

Features

It have many medicinal properties. It can also protect you from carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide and mosquitoes. It is a stimulant and antipyretic. Cream of its leaves can keep your skin fresh. The leaves can also keep your hair healthy and eyes soothing. Can also help you lose weight and keep you young.

8.Rubber Plant

Appearance

It is named like that because its latex sap is used in preparing rubber. Have shiny dark green leaves.

How to take care of it

It love to sit in indirect sunlight. It like to have water such that the soil remains moist. However, don't overdo it. Also do keep a note to keep the soil dry during the winter, here also don't overdo it. Relax, it's not that complicated. It will tell you if It need water or sunlight by dropping some bottom leaves.

Features of Rubber Plant

It can help remove xylene, benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene from the air.

9.Pineapple Plant

Appearance

Famous amongst you already. Still, have fabulous stocky leaves, a wonderful central stem and of course a tasty fruit.

How to take care of it

First thing first, It don't like cold weather. It would love to shine in the sunlight and It like little water. Don't overdo it.

Features

Are you fed up with your partner snoring? Then worry not, because It might help control it as It can produce oxygen at night and can give quality sleep.

10.Bamboo Plant

Appearance

It's great in height and can grow between 4 to 12 feet. It have intense green culms. Its leaves are lanced shaped.

How to take care of it

It like sunlight and It don't like much water. The soil should neither be too moist nor too dry.

Features

It can eliminate formaldehyde at a great rate from the air because of its height. It can also filter out trichloroethylene and benzene from the air. Plus, It is a pet friendly.

I am glad you enjoyed reading the article. Thank you so much for your motivating compliments. And yes, the pandemic situation has also affected the care of the plants.

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