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Plant is not only used to decorate home interior but also filter and purify the air around us. It is the fact that interior designers have been using potted plants to liven up homes for several years. If you want to start enjoying cleaner air in your home, here are some suggested plants that you can use to decorate the interiors and purify the air in your home.

 1. Orchids

Most of us thinks believe that orchids are difficult to grow but the exact opposite is true. To enjoy these awesome indoor plants, you just need to prepare a place with minimal sunlight and moisture. They are very effective in getting rid of xylene. Xylene is present in most paints and glues. So this plant will be excellent in a freshly painted home.


2. Palm

Decorating house with Palm is so popular. The Areca palm is well known indoor plant. It is also called butterfly or yellow palm. It is easy to grow and it releases a generous amount of moisture into the air. It thrives best in direct sunlight and it is an excellent choice for removing toxins such as benzene and carbon monoxide

3.  Ficus Alli

Ficus Alli is now a very popular indoor plant. This is because its slim dark green leaves give it a very attractive look. It is a potent air purifier; it grows easily and offers strong resistance to insects. This makes it a great choice for your home or office. However just like other species in the ficus family, you should expect some leaves to drop off until the plant has adapted to its new environment.

4. Boston Fern 

Ferns are historic plants. They have been seen in fossils that date back to the prehistoric age. The Boston Fern is grown basically for its foliage; it does not produce any flowers. You can use it as an attractive decoration by placing them in a hanging basket. This plant requires frequent watering else the leaves will turn brown very quickly and start dropping off. It improves air humidity and gets rid of pollutants like formaldehyde, toulene and xylene. It requires medium sunlight.

5. Peace Lily 

Peace Lily is an exceptional foliage plant. This plant produces attractive white flowers. It has a very high transpiration rate and it thrives in a well watered environment. Peace Lily is good for removing toxic substances like formaldehyde, benzene, acetone and alcohol. It thrives best in low to medium sunlight and should not be exposed to the bright light from your window.

Posted by Lan An

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