Top 18 houseplants for purifying the air you breathe, according to NASA

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Top 18 houseplants for purifying the air you breathe, according to NASA

Houseplants do wonders for a house: they breathe new life to a room, add a bright pop of color, and purify the air. Not all plants are equally effective, however, when it comes to filtering harmful air-borne toxins and pollutants.

NASA conducted a Clean Air Study to identify the best air-filtering indoor plants, all of which commonly found at local flower shops, to help guide us in our purchasing decisions. Even better, Love The Garden created an infographic that lists 18 NASA-recommended plants for improving air quality as well as the common toxins that each plant can treat.

1. Dwarf date palm

2. Boston Fern

3. Kimberley Queen Fern

4. Spider Plant

5. Chinese Evergreen

6. Bamboo Palm

7. Weeping Fig

8. Devil's Ivy

9. Flamingo Lily

10. Lilyturf

11. Broadleaf lady palm

12. Barberton Daisy

13. Cornstalk Dracaena

14. English Ivy

15. Varigated Snake Plant

16. Red-Edged Dracaena

17. Peace Lily

18. Florists Chrysainthemum


Sources: http://memolition.com/2015/05/18/top-18-houseplants-for-purifying-the-air-you-breathe-according-to-nasa/
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