April 29, 2017

HEALTH: 7 plants that can drive away toxins from your home

By Agronigeria

Bringing a bit of nature into your home is beyond brightening the atmosphere and beautifying the environment. Introducing houseplants into various corridors  in your home can help reduce the chance of getting seasonal sicknesses (such as the common cold), remove airborne contaminants, reduce the chance of headaches, lift your mood, decrease your blood pressure, reduce allergies, improve sleep and much more.

Here are some house plants that can banish toxins from your home.

1.
Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum)
    This plant clears benzene, formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and xylene.


2. SNAKE PLANT (Sansevieria trifasciata ‘Laurentii’)

   
     Snake plant  clears formaldehyde from the home.


3. Aloe vera

    Clears formaldehyde and benzene

4. Chinese evergreen (Aglaonema Crispum ‘Deborah’)


    Clears air pollutants and toxins.

5. Weeping fig



   Weeping Fig (Ficus benjamina) clears formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene


6. Peace lily (
Spathiphyllum)

   
    It Clears formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene, toluene and xylene


7. Gerber daisy (Gerbera jamesonii)


    Clears trichloroethylene and benzene.