Between the household products we use, mold and dust mites, bacteria, pollen and interior materials and new furniture, indoor air is more polluted than outdoor air with many VOCs. Fortunately, plants can improve indoor air quality and thus save our health. Unfortunately, some just don’t know how to handle it. Fearful of killing these plants, gardeners who do not have a green thumb give up installing flower and leaf pots at home. However, there are certain polluting AND indestructible plants. Easy to maintain, they allow air to be cleaned without fear of drying out at full speed. Here are the indestructible polluting indoor plants!
1) Aloe Vera
This houseplant is one of the best succulents in the fight against air pollution. Indeed removal of chemicals such as formaldehyde. And in addition, it also takes care of our health thanks to the multiple uses and benefits of its wonderful gel! It can be used, for example, to relieve superficial burns, mosquito bites, dandruff or sunburn. And in terms of maintenance, it is no easier than this plant from arid areas that requires only moderate watering when its soil is very dry.
It is without a doubt the best known air purification plant that purifies the air in favor of ficus elasticia or ficus saber. By installing it in the room you can say goodbye to the fumes of benzene, trichlorethylene and formaldehyde. It also helps clean the air in a room with mold. The Ficus is also easy to maintain as it is sufficient to maintain a sufficient moisture level to make it happy. One watering a week and spraying the leaves is enough to keep it healthy.
3) Le dracaena
From about 40 different varieties, you can easily find the dracaena you like. However, Dracaena deremensis is still the most widely used to remove all types of contaminants. the benzene, formaldehyde, trichlorethylene, xylene without it you just have to stand in front of this Siro green plant. It also requires little maintenance: it does not need to be pruned and one watering a week is enough. On the other hand, there is a dracaena toxic to cats and dogs. So be careful if you have animals!
4) inner palm tree
In addition to giving a decorative look of tropical inspiration to revive your interior, the Chamaedorea indoor palm helps remove volatile organic compounds such as e.g. formaldehyde, benzene and trichlorethylene that it can filter very efficiently. With good watering without the water standing on the plate, it will make it flourish. Also, be sure to give it access to good light without direct light. Perfect for a room with plenty of light or a curtain behind you to filter out the sun!
Another indoor palm, fields, is also a good air purifier. This also applies to the Areca palm. NASA praised the 1989 release !