These Plants Are Oxygen Bombs – Have At Least One Of Them To Clean The Air At Your Home

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Although some of us are aware that plants are much better for our living environment than they are for the environment, plants release oxygen where they are. Specifically, they have the power to purge the air of pollutants and mold, improving our health in the process.

According to a NASA study, certain houseplants are more effective than others at purifying the air and eliminating pollutants from space. Additionally, these plants purify the air of dust, paint, building materials, and similar substances. You will need three to four of these plants for an area of eighty square meters, as NASA suggests between fifteen and eighteen of these plants in a 500-square-meter space. Since you sleep in the bedroom, having one of these there is very advantageous.

This article presents the 6 most efficient plants that you ought to keep at home.


Ivy (Hedera Helix)

The ivy is a must-have herb in your home. It is extremely potent, and within six hours, it will remove 58% feces particles and 60% of the toxins in the air.



Spider plant (ChlorophytumComosum)

It is great in absorbing toxins from the air as carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, gasoline and styrene. Moreover, it is amazing as it is able to perform photosynthesis under minimal light. You will need only one plant to clean the air in 200 square meters space.


Peace lilies (Spathiphyllum “Mauna Loa”) 

This plant removes toxins from the air, eliminates formaldehyde and trichloroethylene.




Aloe Vera plant can replace nine air purifiers. This plant is great for increasing oxygen level in the home, for it absorbs the carbon dioxide, formaldehyde and carbon monoxide.



Snake plant (SansevieriaTrifasciata “Laurentii”)

The snake plant  can perform photosynthesis under minimal light, and it is advisable to keep it  in the bedroom as it produces oxygen during the night.



Ficus (FicusElastica)

You can easilymaintain this lant and it doesn’t need a lot of light. It is quite effective in purifying the air of formaldehyde. However, note that you should avoid it if you have pets or small children, for its leaves may be poisonous.