Decorating our home, purchasing furniture and decorative elements, we usually do not think that the quality of the air in our house may not change for the better.
All because of the various substances that are able to allocate our new clothes. Electrical appliances, laminate, linoleum and even ordinary paper napkins may contain traces of formaldehyde in contact with the air in our house.
Our green room pets will help in the fight for air quality. Many plants are able to clean the air at home, collecting dust, smoke and other particles and heavy compounds that are hazardous to health.
Here are the 6 best plants you should have in your home:
Aloe - This plant is great for increasing the level of oxygen in your home. It also absorbs carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. One aloe can achieve what nine biological air purifiers can achieve.
Ficus - This plant is very easy to maintain, because it does not need a lot of light. It is effective when it comes to formaldehyde air purification. But be careful if you have small children or pets, because the leaves can be poisonous.
Ivy (Hedera Helix) - everyone should definitely have this plant in their home. It removes 60% of the toxins in the air within six hours.
Chlorophytum - This plant has the ability to make photosynthesis with minimal light. It perfectly absorbs toxins from the air, such as formaldehyde, styrene and carbon monoxide, as well as gasoline. One plant effectively cleans the air in 200 square meters of space.
Sansavier - this plant is practically indestructible, and is great in order to have it at home. It is very stable and requires very little light for photosynthesis. In addition, removes toxins, it is great for the bedroom because it produces oxygen at night.
Spathiphyllum - It is great for removing chemical toxins from the air. This plant filters formaldehyde from the air, as well as trichlorethylene.
NASA says you should have between 15 and 18 of these plants in the region of 500 square meters. From 3 to 4 plants is enough for 80 square meters. Do not forget to put one of them in your bedroom.