Plants That De-stress and Purify Air in Your Home! August 18, 2016 06:40
There are many items you can choose to buy to de-stress and purify the air in your home. Plants not only can do it, but nothing captures the essence of nature like plants also. From their earthy, rich colors to their unique fragrances, you can surround yourself with an array of stunning plants that will add so much life and calmness to your abode. Below are several great plants that you won't believe how they will de-stress your home and purify your air. Any of these will be an excellent choice!
Aloe Plant - One plant that can de-stress your home is the aloe plant. The gel of the aloe plant has a number of healing properties. Not only does it soothe skin burns and cuts, it can also help to monitor the air quality in your home. The plant can help clear the air of pollutants found in chemical cleaning products, and when the amount of harmful chemicals in the air becomes excessive, the plants’ leaves will display brown spots. It also grows best in the sun.
Peace Lily - Peace lilies live up to its' name, proven to be a de-stressor in your home. The beautiful peace lily plant is a wonderful low-maintenance flower to keep in the home. Peace lilies do well in shade and cooler temperatures, and they can reduce the levels of a number of toxins in the air.
English Ivy Plant - NASA scientists has stated that the English ivy is the number one best air-filtering houseplant. It is the most effective plant when it comes to absorbing formaldehyde. It’s also incredibly easy to grow in moderate temperatures and medium sunlight. You can hang it or set it as a floor plant.
Bamboo Palm Tree - A very appealing and attractive tree is a bamboo palm. It is also one of NASA’s top clean-air plants with a purifying score of 8.4. It is effective at clearing out benzene and trichloroethylene. The bamboo palm tree has to be well-watered, as well as it is best to be in the shade or not directly set in sunlight.
Golden Pothos - The golden pothos also clears formaldehyde from the air. Add it to your kitchen or living room as a hanging plant, as the leaves will grow down in cascading vines. They also grow easily in cool temperatures with low levels of sunlight.
Snake Plants - Snake plants are beautiful, and they don’t need much light or water to survive. This plant absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygen during the night, where as most plants do so during the day. You can add a snake plant to your bedroom for more clean-air while you sleep.
Red-Edged Dracaena - The red-edged drecaena is a plant that is unique. It can grow to be ceiling-height, which 15-foot dracaenas are common. They are great for decoration and filling up space in your home. It also grows best in sunlight, and removes toxins including xylene, trichloroethylene and formaldehyde from the air.