You are a person with a passion for plants. So the following plants have the effect of cleaning the air in your home, did you know?
6 plants helping your home have better air quality
1. Ornamental palm tree
Ornamental palm trees are small in size, only 0.5-2m tall. The ornamental palm tree grows slowly and the trunk is quite small. The foliage of ornamental palm trees is also very wide and beautiful, so it is planted as an ornamental. Ornamental palm trees are also known for their ability to repel mosquitoes and insects. Planting trees near windows and doors can keep harmful insects out of your home and have a high aesthetic value.
2. Aloe plant
Aloe plant is known by the familiar name aloe vera, its leaves are green, stemless, growing close together, thick margins, coarsely serrated. This is a plant that can absorb formic aldehyde, carbon dioxide, and carbon dioxide, purifying the indoor air. Aloe vera not only as an ornamental plant, but also be used to make dishes and beautify the skin.
3. Cactus plant
Belonging to the succulent type, cacti are not only used for decoration but also create a fresh and healthy atmosphere for the homeowner, especially the elderly. At night, plants release a lot of natural negative ions that are essential for human body cells. In addition, according to feng shui, the tree is also meant to ward off evil spirits and bad luck.
4. Spider plant
The beautiful “appearance” spider plant is native to South Africa, with a long stem, a small star-shaped white flower at the end of the stem, similar to pure green leaves or green leaves with white stripes. This plant suddenly became “famous” around the world in 1984, when the US space agency NASA announced it was more capable of sucking up toxins in the air.
The fern has a beautiful green color, the leaves grow in the shape of a pointed oval at both ends, the base has a sheath hugging the body, soft. The tree grows long, erect at the top, easy to adapt to many environments. According to Assoc. Dr. Phung Van Khoa (University of Forestry), ferns can absorb formic aldehyde gas, in addition, it helps to relax and promote creativity when working.
Chrysanthemums are one of the few ornamental plants with beautiful flowers, which have the effect of purifying the indoor air. This flower has the best effect at removing benzene – a chemical used in many washing powders, glues, plastics, paints, etc. Place a pot of chrysanthemums near a window because it needs sunlight to show it off. color and take effect.