Houseplants are must-haves if you want to bring natural and style to your apartment. With an endless variety of beauty and color, houseplants are a great way to give your apartment a cool, unique look.
In addition to style, houseplants can perform the vital function of providing air purification to your living space. Take a look at the top five plants that can greatly complement your apartment:
Aloe Vera is an easy-to-grow plant that is excellent for ridding the air of formaldehyde and benzene. These 2 chemicals are commonly present in the environment due to the use of paints and other chemical cleaners. Aloe Vera also has incredible healing properties when its internal green paste is applied to the skin. Great for sunburns!
The Gerber Daisy is a bright flowering plant with a beautiful orange petal. The plant is great at ridding the air of benzene and trichloroethylene, two compounds that are often present in ink residue and dry-cleaning compounds. This plant requires direct sunlight to survive.
If you don’t want to water your plants constantly, the Spider Plant is the perfect selection for you. With a collection of beautiful tiny white flowers and rich foliage, the spider plant is adept at cleansing the air of benzene, formaldehyde, xylene and carbon monoxide.
The Spider plant is also considered as a safe house plant for people who may worry about their pets consuming it. These plants thrive best under bright but indirect sunlight, can survive in drought condition, and is a great fit for most apartments.
Aside from the charming look of the Peace Lily, this houseplant is one of the best plants when it comes to keeping your home pollution-free. The Peace Lily will thrive in dimly lit and dry conditions and has the ability to rid the atmosphere of several organic substances that are toxic to your health.
The Peace lily is acknowledged by NASA as one of the best air-filtering houseplants and will perform effectively against chemicals like Xylene, Benzene, Toluene, Formaldehyde and Trichloroethylene.
The Golden Pothos is another visually appealing plant that is very effective at neutralizing formaldehyde. The Golden Pothos grows with impressive speed in a cine and will do perfectly well in any other part of your home that generates formaldehyde.
The plant thrives in both dark and light conditions. For optimal growth, the Golden Pothos will need to get indirect bright sunlight at a minimum. The plant should also not be overwatered and kept away from pets and small children as it is poisonous.