There are many health benefits related to spending time outdoors including decreased anxiety, depression, obesity, and stress. Sometimes, it’s difficult to make time to got outside. So, why not bring nature indoors in the form of beautiful plants? Certain plants are known to improve indoor air quality, improving your quality of life at home. Check out these four plants that improve indoor air quality.
- This plant gets its name by its leaves, which resemble spider legs. But, don’t let its name scare you away. The Spider Plant has many air purification benefits such as fighting air pollutants and absorbing mold.
- Do you have a leather couch? Then the Philodendron may be the plant for your home. This plant is known to absorb xylene from the air. Xylene is a toxin found in many glues and leathers. So, rest easy on your comfy couch knowing that the air you breathe is clean (thanks to your Philodendron).
- While many people think of bamboo only in countries where pandas roam, Bamboo Palm is a plant that helps improve indoor air quality. This plant was even given a purifying score of 8.4 by NASA! This palm clears benzene and trichloroethylene out of the air.
- The Snake Plant is an excellent plant choice for your bedroom or living room. Are you searching for a piece of greenery that contributes to the air quality in your home? This plant absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygen into the air. So take a deep breath and thank your Snake Plant.
At J.H. Martin Mechanical, we want the air you breathe to be clean, refreshing, and beneficial. Learn more about us and discover why we should be your go-to HVAC providers!