Several types of plants. According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration or NASA, air purification plants can absorb hazards from the air, especially in confined spaces such as homes.
This is certainly beneficial, poor air quality, both inside and outside the home, can have adverse side effects, more important for health.
1. Japanese Bamboo (Dracaenas)
Japanese bamboo is an air purifier plant that has a variety of sizes and colors. If you decide to “take care of it,” don’t let the soil in the potted plant get too wet. These air purifier plants can remove transition substances such as formaldehyde, xylene, toluene, benzene, to trichloroethylene.
Keep Japanese bamboo away from pets. Because, if a cat or dog cuts its leaves, these cute animals can be poisoned and cause symptoms such as throwing or drooling.
2. Paris lily (Chlorophytum comosum)
Chlorophytum comosum or known as Paris lily in Indonesia is an air purifier plant that can fling out substitute substances such as formaldehyde and xylene. Although not as beautiful as other ornamental plants, Paris lilies are very useful for the safety of air at home from toxins. Maintenance is also easy, and you only need to flush it with clean water 2-3 times a week. It doesn’t waste a lot of time.
3. Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum morifolium)
Chrysanthemum is considered a “dedengkot” in the list of air purifier plants. Its ability to absorb ammonia (a chemical mixture of nitrogen and hydrogen) makes chrysanthemum respected. In addition, this plant can also remove substances that come out formaldehyde, xylene, to benzene from the air.
4. Yellow Palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens)
Despite its small size, the yellow palm can absorb benzene, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, up to xylene from the air at home. This preferred air purifier from Madagascar is easier to grow in bright areas. Therefore, place the yellow palm in a place where the light is always on.
5. Rubber Kebo (Ficus elastica)
Attractive leaf color, making rubber kebo into an air purifier plant that attracts the attention of many people. This plant can remove carbon monoxide and formaldehyde from home air. But still, be careful when maintaining it because rubber kebo is a cause plant.
6. Sri Fortune or Spilled Rice (Aglaonema)
Originating from forests in Asia, Sri fortune or spilled rice can be a beautiful air purifier for collection. Its ability to remove benzene, carbon monoxide, and formaldehyde are also considered a plus. Keep these air purifier plants away from your dog’s hood. Because if exposed, there are dangerous side effects that can arise.
7. Ivy Leaves (Hedera helix)
The next air purifier plant is Hedera helix or ivy leaf. It can grow tall vines. They have planted with large pots. Ivy leaves can clean the air from benzene, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, to trichloroethylene. But remember, ivy leaves are very challenging for humans and pets. Keep away from your children can also cause contact dermatitis.