FEW INDOOR PLANTS THAT ARE WELL KNOWN TO PURIFY THE AIR

FEW INDOOR PLANTS THAT ARE WELL KNOWN TO PURIFY THE AIR

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If you are shifting to a new house or thinking about giving it a new look, you must add some plants to your house. For this, you can visit the nearest plant nursery or buy plants onlineWhen you start browsing the plants which can be placed in your house, you might come across a huge variety. The list can be exhausting, so we are going to talk about a few plants that can be placed inside your house or maybe simply placed on the balcony and can purify the air in an efficient manner. These plants are stylish enough to add more beauty to the decor of your house. 

ZAMIOCULCAS ZAMIIFOLIA

The first plant on our list would be the Z-Z Plant or the Zamioculcas zamiifolia. The best part of this plant is that it requires no care at all. The only thing that you need to be careful about is that you must not over-water it. We often end up harming the plants or even killing them by pouring too much water into them. Just water the Z-Z Plant once in ten or twelve days, and it would be perfectly fine. You must keep the plant away from direct sun. What makes these plants special is their ability to remove chemicals such as Toluene and Xylene from the air. These chemicals are a result of harmful emissions from cars and other vehicles. 

FICUS ELASTICA

The next plant on our list would be the Ficus Elastica, commonly known as the Rubber Plant. There are two types of rubber plants commonly found in India. One is the typical burgundy color rubber plant, while the other is a variegated form. You can choose either of them for your house. The only requirement of this plant is that its soil must always remain moist at all times. However, this does not indicate that you will keep it saturated with water. Just maintain it such that the soil should be sticky on your finger. This will help the plant grow faster. When it grows big, you might have to support it with a stick for height. Direct exposure to the sun may lead to the leaves being burnt. Place it in a well-lit place. This plant removes formaldehyde from the air.

FIDDLE LEAF FIG

The third plant on our list will be the Fiddle leaf fig. An indoor plant is scientifically called ficus lyrata. This plant is not just efficient in removing air pollutants but has fantastic abilities to lower down the levels of atmospheric humidity as well. Keep this plant in a dark place. It will continue to grow regardless of being exposed to direct sunlight. These are some of the most commonly purchased indoor plants online. A warm or humid climate is best suited for its growth. You must place it near a window. This popular houseplant belongs to the species of flowering plants. Its leaves can vary in size. You must be very careful that you do not change the position of this plant. Let it grow at the place where you put it initially. 

ARECA PALM

The fourth plant on our list of air-purifying plants would be the Areca Palm. In order to sound more technical, you may call it Dypsis Lutescen. It comes in varying sizes. It does not require much light. Place it at a corner where only a little amount of sunlight manages to escape. The place shall be brightly lit, but it shall not receive direct sunlight. Brown tips on the leaves of the plant can indicate a lack of moisture. So you must water it every 2-3 days. This plant is excellent in removing two very harmful chemicals from the air. These are Benzene and Formaldehyde. Both of these chemicals cause short-term irritation. They may also harm our immune system. 

 If you are still stuck in thinking about which plant to get for your house. You may buy money plants online. Money plant is a vine that is common to every Indian house. The reason behind it being so popular is its gorgeous look. Money plants are also associated with prosperity and good fortune. They are very popular in Feng Shui. They must fit in your budget as well.