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INDOOR PLANTS TO KEEP FOR A HEALTHY LIVING

By Mukul Arora . 20th July 2018 12:30pm
INDOOR PLANTS TO KEEP FOR A HEALTHY LIVING

Healthy living is not just about having a clean home or healthy diet, it also includes the clean environment. Nowadays most of the people living in Indian cities are suffering from asthmatic problems. A new study revealed that living in a green and clean space helps in fighting basic health problems. English Ivy You might think of ivy as an outdoor plant which adds a rustic charm to old buildings. But when you keep ivy indoors, it can help purify the air inside your home. English ivy is especially good for absorbing mold in the air. A new study found that English ivy is able to absorb a large portion of an airborne mold when placed in a container with moldy bread. This plant loves the bright sun and slightly dry soil, so put it close to the window. Boston Fern Boston ferns don't really need any care, and they’re also a powerhouse for purifying the air in your home. Boston ferns are air-purifying plants known for their ability to remove compounds like formaldehyde, plastics, or cigarette smoke from the air. These compounds are absorbed by the leaves and turned into materials that the plant can use. Peace Lilly Peace lily is another plant which is found to be great for absorbing compounds in the air. It is known for its ability to break down compounds like carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, and benzene. Peace lilies, often known as closet plants don’t thrive in direct sunlight. Put your peace lily somewhere where it can get indirect light and give you all the benefits of clean air. This is a great apartment plant for anyone who doesn’t get a lot of natural light. Snake Plant  Snake plant absorbs CO2 and convert it into oxygen. It's a great plant to place in your bedroom because they’ll improve the air quality as you sleep. Snake plants also work to remove xylene, toluene, and trichloroethylene from the air in your home. Mass Cane This plant is best known for removing formaldehyde. Also known as a corn plant, the mass cane is a popular plant for sprucing up an office or home. It’s a slow growing low maintenance plant. for those who want to have a plant that both looks nice in their home, and make the air cleaner at the same time. How many of these do you have in your gardens do let us know in the comments section below and for more freshly brewed content keep visiting gabruu.com  


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