Formaldehyde, carbon monoxide, trichloroethylene, and ammonia — an average home has all of these dangerous toxins, according to a NASA Clean Air study. It’s good that we actually have big helpers on our side — indoor plants can absorb up to 90% of these pollutants and chemicals.
We sure that houseplants are much more than just green decorations. Here are fifteen plants that are very beneficial for our health. Caution: you might want to buy all of these right after reading this article.
Jasmine has a great effect on our mental health due to a chemical that relieves anxiety, treats mood swings, improves sleep quality, and, in larger quantities, raises immunity and even can increase libido.
2. Spider Plant
Spider plants are great fighters against formaldehyde, carbon monoxide, and other toxic air impurities — these pollutants come with paper bags, waxed paper, napkins, plywood paneling, and synthetic fabrics. If you’re not much of a green thumb, a spider plant is perfect for you, as it doesn`t require much care.