Air purifying plants for homes and offices

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Air purifying plants for homes and offices
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Outside air is cleaner and preferable to indoor air. Why? One of the reasons is that trees and plants are constantly cleaning the outside air. Sounds reasonable to go out and buy plants for the house or office ... but which ones? Here are a couple of recommendations. I hope you like it and serve them. : D

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Rose festoon
Rose festoon
The biggest feature of this plant is its flowers of mixed colors and fresh smell give a very nice and strong fragrance. Remove impurities from the air, fight pollution inside the house. Plant that has a tendency to withstand scorching heat or strong winds, can survive even with less water and in salty conditions.

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Bamboo Palm
Bamboo Palm
The Bamboo Palm, being a versatile plant, can live in humid or dry climates (between -6 degrees and 37.5 degrees Celsius) and is very resistant to most insects.


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Araliaceae
Araliaceae
This plant is effective in cleaning the environment of toxic substances. It should be kept in a place with a moderately cool temperature. This can be between 15 and 25 ° C. and, if possible, free of drafts. The Schefflera appreciates a high relative humidity. With it you will better maintain your color and shine of leaves. As for irrigation, it does not need much water and in fact badly supports the pooling of the substrate. They are elegant plants that provide an outstanding style in the place they occupy.

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Ficus alii
Ficus alii
Ficus alii or Ficus macleilandii, while not as potent in eliminating toxins as other plants, helps purify any environment where clean air is lacking. One caveat: it is recommended to wear gloves for handling the plant if you have latex allergies.

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Diefembaquia
Diefembaquia
It purifies the stays of toxic substances, purifying the air. It is a very common houseplant, these plants are very popular in homes and offices for their leaves. It is perfect for areas of the house or office where space is limited. Dieffenbaquia contains a toxic sage.


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Aglaonema

Aglaonema
He just needs attention. It is able to grow in poorly lit areas. Eliminates substances such as formaldehyde. Its rate of elimination of toxins from the atmosphere increases with the prolongation of its exposure. Indicated in rooms facing streets with a lot of traffic. After flowering, it produces poisonous red berries.

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Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum
Illuminate your study or office with color. Plant that cleans the environment, eliminating VOCs. Volatile Organic Compounds - benzene, which is known to cause cancer. Many of the tobacco products contain high levels of benzene. One of these plants in a house where you smoke would be helpful. Chrysanthemums are poisonous when ingested or with prolonged exposure of the skin.

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Rubber

Rubber
This type of plant is excellent for removing chemical toxins from indoor air (particularly formaldehyde) and requires less light than many others. One caveat: its leaves can be toxic, so be careful if you have pets that chew leaves.


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Bamboo Palm

Bamboo Palm
Featured as "purifying plant", it should be kept moist (but not wet), with indirect sunlight. Given these conditions, it manages to purify the air from anywhere.

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Boston Fern

Boston Fern
The Boston fern is called the "most effective filtering plant", since it requires the shortest time to expel toxins and indoor air.

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Spider plant

Spider plant
Also known as Lazo de Amor or Mala Madre, it is a large indoor plant to eliminate carbon monoxide and other toxins and impurities. Spider plants are one of the three plants considered the best ones for the removal of formaldahyde from the air.


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Orchid Butterflies

Orchid Butterflies
Air purification plant, helps to clean and clean toxins the room where we put it. A member of the orchid family, it is an orchid of the genus of approximately 60 species. Phalaenopsis is one of the most popular orchids in the trade, through the development of many artificial hybrids. Indoor plant can not give sunlight directly does not tolerate it.

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Snake plant

Snake plant
Also known as Mother-in-Law Language, it serves to absorb oxides of nitrogen and methanol.

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Dwarf Palm

Dwarf Palm
The Dwarf Palm or Phoenix Roebelinii is a very effective and elegant way to reduce the concentration of chemical toxins floating in the air.

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Aloe vera

Aloe vera
Aloe vera is recognized for its healing qualities and has proven to be much more effective in removing formaldehyde in lower concentrations compared to philodendrons. It is a species of succulent plant in the genus Aloe, contains latex, caution should be taken before using Aloe from an Aloe vera plant, in sensitive people it can cause contact dermatitis, be careful with the ingestion of latex, which is underneath of the skin, it is toxic.


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Gerbera Daisy

Gerbera Daisy
Not only do these wonderful flowers eliminate benzene in the air, they are used to improve sleep by absorbing carbon dioxide and emitting more oxygen during the night.

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English ivy

English ivy
English ivy or Hedera is considered as "a solution for allergies", noting that 60% of mold suspension in the air of a room disappeared in just 6 hours after putting this plant ... Especially for people with asthma, allergies , or the desire to breathe cleaner.

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Areca Palm

Areca Palm
It is called "the most efficient air humidifying plant". Areca or Chrysalidocarpus lutescens manages to keep your home or office moist during dry seasons, eliminating toxins from the air. In winter, you can even replace the use of electric humidifiers.

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Dracaena

Dracaena
Bright and radiant, the Dracaena purifies the air where it is placed.

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Spatifilo

Spatifilo
This plant purifying toxins present indoors only needs a lot of water and moderate sun.