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the 6 best indoor plants to purify the air in your home

littlegren's favourite indoor plants for air purification

1. peace lily

    You may have seen this plant called by its original name, Spathiphyllum. But don't worry! Thanks to our team of experts and some good ol' fashioned know-how, we've changed it for you to the much more playful "Peace Lily". Sure, these plants can live over a decade if they're cared for properly, but what's important is that they bring brightness into your home with their fluffy white blooms, while purifying the air you breathe!


    2. spider plant

      Add some green to your life with this cool and easy flower! One of the few jungle plants that appreciate the indoor conditions, spider plant is a delightful houseplant for any space. Don't be fooled by its name; it's not an insect at all but just one of many names it has been called over time. They grow well on windowsills too so they can catch rays from outside in winter months when sun exposure isn't present. The long vines thrive against a variety of light situations - brilliant or shaded, coming from natural sunlight or artificial lights indoors. Their sturdy leaves make great accents to groupings and interestingly enough, their hairy roots


      3. boston fern

        This plant will make your mood brighter, and has been shown to lower blood pressure. So whether you need some cheer in your life or just want to decrease your chances of a heart attack, the Boston fern might be for you!


        4. snake plant 

          Have you ever walked into someone's home and their house was so polluted from pollen or other allergens that you couldn't breathe without sneezing? Yeah, it sucks. Take care of yourself with snake plants! These awesome plants are best for allergy sufferers because they don't just clean the air - they filter out almost all indoor pollution, releasing oxygen back to the room at night when we sleep. With one plant in your home or office space, be able to take a deep breath without watery eyes and a stuffed nose.


          5. dracaena marginata 

            Are you looking for an air-cleansing plant for your home or office? Grow the Dracaena Marginata!. Reduce CO2 and eliminate benzene, trichloroethylene, formaldehyde, xylene, methyl ethyl ketone and other pollutants by up to 90%. It's also not as easy to kill as some plants - all it needs is ample light. What more do you want from your living room atmosphere?


            6. chinese evergreen

              A Chinese Evergreen to purify the air in your living space! These plants can filter out high levels of airborne dust, so you’ll be breathing easier in no time. Plus with their colourful bark, they also serve as a stunning decoration for any shelf or coffee table.  


              what plant is your favourite?

              We hope that this blog post has given you some insight on how to purify the air in your home. The next step is to figure out which plants work for you and what type of environment they thrive in. Just a tip, add a few drops of lemon essential oil to the water in your houseplants for an extra fresh scent!

              If you have any questions about our recommendations or if there are other indoor plants we should mention, leave a comment below!