Is Smog Taking your Breath Away? #breathfree with These Air Purifying Plants
Watch your breath! Smog is affecting your lungs and heart!
The onset of winter accompanied by the poor air quality in the environment has spelled trouble for many. You see many people walking on the road wearing masks to protect themselves from the deadly pollution that has been creating havoc and making it difficult for everyone to breathe. The haze and rising pollution make for a deadly combination for people with respiratory disorders or an underlying heart condition. The air quality has deteriorated sharply during the past few days.
Of course, masks do help but it doesn’t provide you with clean and pure air. We can’t completely vanish deadly pollutants around you but we can give you a helping hand to overcome this big problem.
Plants to the Rescue...
Plants don’t just look good instead, they make us feel good with their beauty and so many health benefits. So, to make you feel good and to rescue you from the harmful and toxic gases around you we have bought you some best air purifying plants, to know more continue reading (hope your screens are smog-free).
One of the topmost air-purifying plants known, this plant removes at least 107 known air pollutants, including formaldehyde, chloroform, benzene, xylene, carbon monoxide, nitrogen monoxide, and trichloroethylene among many others. It also provides ample amounts of oxygen throughout the night, making it a great plant to keep in the bedroom.
It is a powerful air-purifying plant that will clean the air in your house very effectively, due to its particular affinity for volatile organic compounds most commonly in the form of off-gassing from synthetic paint or carpets.
The peace lily is best known for its capability to fight against toxic gases such as carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. Peace lilies are relatively easy to care for and even show signs of limp or weakness when they need to be watered. They can be mildly harmful to humans and pets, so it's necessary to wash your hands after touching the plant.
Also known as the Areca Palm or the Butterfly Palm, the Bamboo Palm is an excellent indoor, air-purifying plant, with a particular fondness for formaldehyde, benzene, and carbon monoxide. Another benefit apart from purifying toxic, it is also a natural humidifier, producing a liter of water every 24 hours. All these features make it a perfect plant for dry climates or those with breathing issues.
Chrysanthemum also known as disbuds makes a great floral arrangement, but known as the best air purifiers around. They are among the most difficult air purifiers to grow, but the payoff blooms beautifully colored. They enjoy good airflow, drinking water with bright indirect sunlight, and only hot water, ensuring that they are allowed to dry completely between drinks.
Chinese evergreen does not require much care and is ideal to be kept on a work desk or living room’s side table. The plant thrives in medium and low sunlight and lives for up to 10 years. The plant filters benzene and formaldehyde.
Lastly, Stay Hydrated
Keep the body hydrated and drink as much water as you can. Also, make sure you are consuming enough juice. So, these were some top most air-purifying plants which will make it easy for you to breathe clean. Either gift your loved ones or order for yourself, some air-purifying plants from one and only FlowerAura.