We spend most of our free time at home, with friends and family so it’s understandable that we want to keep our house in top condition. In addition to cleaning it and maintaining it tidy on a regular basis, we need to consider the air quality inside as well. But how can we improve the air quality other than cracking up a window and letting in some fresh air? Well, NASA recommends stocking up on some plants which have amazing air-purifying qualities.
There are toxins everywhere around us, in the water we drink, the food we eat and the air we breathe, it seems that we cannot escape them. Things get even worse during the winter months because we spend most of our days cooped up inside and we rarely let the air circulate. That’s why the best solution for this problem is having these amazing plants at home which are actually real oxygen bombs.
8 Plants that are real oxygen bombs
This plant loves places that don’t have so much light and thrives in lower temperatures. It’s another plant that’s great for air purification and the reduction of toxins in the environment.
Everyone who’s ever had an aloe plant knows that it’s really low-maintenance. Many people decide to get one because it’s famous for its amazing healing abilities. It’s rich in a number of vitamins like A, E, C, B1, 2 and 12. You can use the plant’s leaves to make your homemade aloe Vera gel and use it to promote your overall health and treat minor burns and cuts. So if you decide to get one of these you’ll have clean air in the house and also your own plant to make homemade aloe Vera gel.
The snake plant is most active at night. It takes in the carbon dioxide and releases oxygen during the night. It helps you sleep better and rest more efficiently during the night. You can keep it in your bedroom for best results, especially if you have wooden furniture and rugs in the room because it also purifies the formaldehyde they release in the air.
The spider plant loves the light so it’s best to keep it in a place with direct sunlight. You can keep it in the office because in addition to being an oxygen bomb, it really looks nice too. It doesn’t require much care so even if you’re a novice in gardening you’ll get the hang of it.
This plant is great for expelling smells, repelling moths and keeping bad microorganisms at bay, in addition to purifying the air in the room. You can also use its essential oil to rest better at night and ease the sensory system.
It’s a palm that you can keep inside, how cool is that? It can grow up to 10 feet and it’s great for purifying the air from trichloroethylene and benzene.
Peace lily is another very beautiful plant and it doesn’t need much water no light to bloom. You can place it in your bathroom and watch it as it blooms beautifully. Just be careful if you have cats, because it’s deadly to them.
This plant is really pretty because it can bloom and grow beautiful berries. If you decide to get this plant, you’ll be amazed from its power to detoxify a room and get rid of all the bacteria and germs in the air. It grows best in low-light setting so it’s best to keep it in a place with low light.