Plants As Air Cleaners

Below is a listing of various safe plants that will rid your home or office of not only carbon dioxide but also 1 or more of 3 other toxins.

Benzene: found in gasoline, inks, oils, paints, plastics, rubber, dyes, detergents and pharmaceuticals.Plants that will rid this toxin are:

  • African daisy
  • bamboo plant
  • corn plant
  • chrysanthemum
  • dracena Janet Craig
  • dracena warnecki
  • snake plant
  • spider plant

Formaldehyde: found in particle board, plywood, foam insulation, grocery bags, room deodorizers, waxed paper, facial tissues, paper towels and permanent press fabrics.Plants that will rid this toxin are:

  • Aloe Vera
  • bamboo plant
  • date palm
  • snake plant

Trichloroethylene (TCE): found in dry cleaning chemicals, printing inks, paints, lacquers, varnishes and adhesives.Plants that will rid this toxin are:

  • dracena warnecki
  • pothos