Plants That Are Good For The Air and Your Home
Some plants can not only look pretty, but improve the air quality in your home.
According to Buzzfeed, these plants increase the amount of the oxygen in the air and remove toxins like benzene.
Aloe is a fast-growing decorative succulent that doubles as a soothing gel if you break the leaf in half. Aloe vera is totally safe for skin and people, but it’s toxic for cats and dogs, so keep it out of reach.
The Boston Fern will need a good amount of humidity to thrive, but once it grows, it’s a beautiful hanging decorative piece.
This plant comes in all different colors and is super easy to grow!
This plant is really good at removing toxins from the air!
This plant grows very long and is best hanging in a basket or somewhere high.
Dumb canes come in a variety of beautiful multicolored leaf patterns and they’re super easy to grow and keep as house plants. But they’re actually called dumb canes because of their poisonous effect when eaten, which can slur or stop speech and even close the throat and be fatal in large quantities — so make sure to keep this one away from pets and curious young children.
This plant has dark, waxy leaves and is a great house plant.
Snake plants are a super popular air-purifying house plant because they’re beautiful and basically impossible to kill — the perfect option if you’re a neglectful young adult. But be careful because they are toxic to pets.