As we’ve mentioned in the past, poor indoor air quality can subject you and your family to many health risks.  Have you ever considered adding air-purifying plants to your home?  Adding air-purifying plants in your home can be an effective way to remove volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that are found inside most homes.  Below we’re going to list some plants that help with indoor air quality.

Aloe – Aloe is a plant known to clear formaldehyde and benzene, which can be byproducts of chemical-based cleaners and paints. Another great thing about this plant is that you can use the gel inside to help cuts and burns.

Spider Plant – The Spider Plant is perfect for inside the home because it is low-maintenance and very resilient.  This plant battles carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and several other VOCs.

Snake Plant – The Snake Plant is the perfect addition to any Bonita Springs home.  This plant is the best at filtering out formaldehyde that’s released by personal care products and paper products.  This plant is perfect for humid environments like your bathroom.

English Ivy – The English Ivy plant requires low light and does a great job of absorbing formaldehyde and is also great at attacking airborne mold spores.

Chinese Evergreen – The Chinese Evergreen is an easy to care for plant that filters out a variety of air pollutants.

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