10 Air-Purifying House Plants To Help You Breathe Cleaner Air At Home

Take a natural (and cheap) approach to air purifiers.

Yes, it’s that time of year again. While you may want to stock up on N95s and air purifiers, why not take a more natural approach?

Clear the air, literally, with the 10 best indoor plants to keep at home (or even the office). These are said to possess the power to purify the air in your environment, but they’re not just good for health – they also liven up your interiors and create a more relaxing living space. What’s not to like?

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1. Snake plant (Mother-in-law’s tongue)

According to research conducted by NASA, the mother-in-law’s tongue, also known as the snake plant, filters a chemical called formaldehyde, which is commonly found in cleaning products. Not only that, this plant, differentiating from its green-leafed counterparts, absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygen – perfect for purifying the air in your bedroom while you’re sleeping.

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