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The 9 types of plants that help clean the air in your home

We present 10 options of plants that in addition to decorating your home, its natural properties will help each member of your family live in peace in their own home.
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Indoor Plants for home

The daily routine, the stress of work or school, road traffic, the multitude in transport and, on a bad day, aggressive people that complicate a particular moment, can cause us to live tense and load with all these problems even in the home. Therefore, it is more than necessary that our home becomes a relaxing environment, where we can feel comfortable and calm. Nature can make it possible.

A study in 2008, conducted by the Faculty of Behavioral Sciences at the University of Twente in the Netherlands, revealed that stress rates were lower among patients who were in hospital rooms with plants than in those where there were none.

We present 10 options of plants that in addition to decorating your home, its natural properties will help each member of your family live in peace in their own home.

1. Aloe Vera

It is known by many that its gel has healing and regenerating properties (it can help in burns and cuts in the skin), it can also clean the house air from chemical agents in cleaning products, making its leaves have brown spots.

2. Rubber Tree

One of the most effective and least demanding plants for your care. Eliminates toxins and purifies the air by simply placing it in a pot, withstanding cold temperatures and low light areas.

3. Lily of Peace

Not only is it a pretty white flower that will make you feel good to see it, but it also fights the toxic substances of the place. It lives in places of low light and temperate temperatures, so its maintenance is not complicated.

4. Snake Plant

Due to its carbon dioxide absorption qualities and its ability to release oxygen during the night, it is presented as the best option to be placed in the bedrooms of the house.

5. Bamboo Palm

In addition to attracting good luck and fortune when giving this plant, according to Feng Shui, NASA rates it with 8.4 in purification by eliminating substances such as benzene and trichloroethylene. Its care is based on enough water and indirect light.

6. Philodendron

Like English ivy, this plant with heart-shaped leaves absorbs formaldehyde. It can last many years with the maintenance of water and constant sunlight.

7. Spider Plant

It is one of the most common decorative plants inside the home, due to the goodness in its care: it occurs in places of shade and low light, withstanding hot and cold temperatures. A small hanging pot can be enough to fight environmental pollutants.

8. Red-edged dracaena (Dracaena marginata)

A natural ornament that can grow up to 15 feet tall, eliminates toxins from xylene, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde. Although it can decorate large spaces because of its size, it is preferable to have it in areas with lots of sunlight.

9. Golden Pothos

It grows in cold and low light places, which due to its characteristics, it is recommended to hang it to admire how its leaves grow in cascading vines. The substance that contains the most is formaldehyde.

Remember that each plant has its own particular qualities and, according to your own tastes, you can find the best option to keep your home environment clean.
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