Air purifying plants can make a great addition to any home. They serve two purposes: purify the air and make your room look fresh and stylish. They require minimal maintenance; with just enough sun and water, they’ll grow. Adding them to your space will make your room feel better, more welcoming, and good for your health.
And having said that, I’ve gathered some air purifying plants that almost anyone can take care of. These are indoor plants that look amazing and clean the air effortlessly. So check them out and let me know what you think!
WARNING: Most of these plants are toxic to humans and pets, so make sure you keep them out of reach of small children and animals.
This beautiful plant with gentle white flowers is packed with some major air-cleaning abilities. It fights against toxic gases including carbon monoxide, dioxide, benzene, and formaldehyde. Put it in a shady spot, keep the soil moist without overwatering, and they’ll grow easily.
Here’s another popular houseplant that helps filter airborne toxins inside your home. With its heart-shaped leaves and climbing vines, you can easily decorate your room by hanging them.
Another easy to care for air purifying plants is aloe vera. The leaves of this plants contain clear liquid full of vitamins, enzymes, amino acids, and other compounds that have wound-healing, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties.
Whether hung or grown in pots, this plant is easy to take care of. Just place them in a cool location with high humidity and indirect sunlight, and they’ll grow.
They work well in removing formaldehyde, which is found in some glues and pressed wood products.
Featuring a white stripe in the middle of each leaf, you can easily rid toxins from the air with this plant. It’s the best option for beginner gardeners.
With their striking lines and colors, this plant is very popular now. You can easily see them in different plant stores and even on Instagram. They’re low maintenance and improve your home’s air quality.
This plant is not only good for purifying the air but it’s also great for keeping insects away. Add them to a bare space in your room and you’ll add a tropical vibe to your home.
This low maintenance and miniature topiary plant grows well both inside and out. It’s very effective in purifying the air in your home and instantly adds an attractive green element to your decor.
This easy to care for houseplant is excellent in removing chemical toxins in your home. Its large leaves can absorb and break down airborne chemicals, making them harmless.
Best in removing chemical toxins, this plant is a good option for air purifying plants. It’s easy to care for and grows best in average temperatures.
Since most of your time is at home, it’s always valuable to make sure that you have clean air for your health. So choose any of these air purifying plants from the list, add them to your rooms, and improve your home’s atmosphere.
Now if you have any questions about these plants, feel free to ask me in the comments down below!
PS. Looking for more house plant ideas? Then check out these 10 hanging plant ideas from our friends over at Chasing Foxes.