5 House Plants That Will Improve Your Home’s Air Quality

on Feb 22, 2020

Not really one for a green thumb? No problem. Today we’re sharing five our of favorite low-maintenance house plants that will help you improve your home’s air quality without doing much work. 

Here are five easy-care house plants that will help improve your homes air quality: 

1. Peace Lily

First on the list, we have the peace lily plant. This house plant is one of the most popular options for an easy-caring and air-purifying plant. Peace Lily’s help remove benzene, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, and ammonia from the air. To care for the plant, keep it in a dark corner and water it once a week. But be sure to wash your hands after handling it to prevent skin irritation. 

2. English Ivy

English Ivy plants are often found in hanging baskets around the house. They help get rid of carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, and mold. English Ivy plants should be placed in direct sunlight where they will be kept at a consistent temperature and watered often. 

3. Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum plants, most popular during the fall season, make great easy-caring house plants. Place them in direct sunlight and keep the soil moist to reap the full benefits of having one of these in your home. Chrysanthemum helps remove ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde, xylene, toluene, and trichloroethylene from the air.


4. Bamboo Palm

Bamboo Palm is one of the bigger house plants. It’s super low maintenance and helpful in removing harmful potent such as carbon monoxide and chloroform. To care for Bamboo Palm, place it in the sun indirectly, keep the soil moist, and spray the plant often to prevent spider mites. 

5. Dracaena

The last plant on our list is the Dracaena. This is a great house plant for beginners because it varies in size, colors, and markings. The plant helps improve your home’s air quality by removing benzene, toluene, xylene, and trichloroethylene from the air. For the best results, keep the plant in indirect sunlight and keep the soil moist. 

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