Top 10 Air purifying houseplants

We all know the importance of trees in our lives. We have studied in schools, as well as you can check in my previous articles on plants and greenery, about the indoor planting, for increasing the oxygen inside our homes. House plants are necessary and an easy way to have enough oxygen in our abode. So here is a list of 10 plants for inside the house to clean and purify the air.

The Top 10 House Plants for Clean Air

Bamboo removes benzene, trichloroethylene and formaldehyde while also adding moisture to the air to act as a natural humidifier. Plus, some say keeping bamboo shoots in your home will bring you good luck. Thats a win-win-win in our book.

Aloe Vera is a big formaldehyde filter and it’s another win-win plant since it can be used to treat sunburns.

The Spider Plant is rated by NASA’s Clean Air Study as one of the top 3 plants for removing formaldehyde and other toxins. It grows very quickly and sprouts tons of baby spider plants year-round, making this a great choice for filling your home without spending a lot.

A Peace Lily is most noted for its talents of removing airborne chemicals from cleaning products. Perhaps it would be a good idea to keep this plant in your kitchen, bathroom and other rooms that are heavily cleaned.

The Dracaena plant is best at removing trichloroethylene. If you use any heavy-duty cleaning products in your workshop or garage, consider placing this plant there to help filter the air.

A Boston Fern removes formaldehyde better than any other plant, so make sure to keep at least one of these in your home. They also act as great natural humidifiers like the bamboo.


Golden Pothos process general air toxins well and are very easy to grow. Like crazy easy to keep alive. If you don’t have a green thumb, start with this plant to ensure success.

The English Ivy is a hazard for the exterior of buildings but makes a very helpful house plant. It excels at removing benzene from the air so it’s a great choice if anyone in your family suffers from asthma

The Gerbera Daisy is pretty and a hard worker! It removes benzene and absorbs tons of carbon dioxide so you are guaranteed get a lot of clean air from this flower.

So with these plants, you can maintain the oxygen level of your home and they will also help in increasing the outlook of your home.

Happy planting…

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