Natural Air Purifiers

  1. When deciding on the best plants to have in your home you shouldn’t only consider how it looks but also how it contributes to the betterment of your home and the health of your family.
  2. There is one thing house plants do better than anything else! 
  3. Recycle, clean and refresh the air!
  4. So here are a few of the best plants to have around the home and how to best care for them:
  5. An Areca Palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens) is a great air purifier, especially as it grows larger. It is moderately drought tolerant and prefers partial sun and well-drained soil.
  6. The Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata Bostoniensis) not only looks adorable but acts as a natural air humidifier. It likes bright light and damp soil and is said to be among the best in air purifying houseplants.
  7. English Ivy (Hedera helix) is known for removing the chemical benzene, a known carcinogen found in cigarette smoke and detergents. It is said to be fantastic for asthma and allergies!
  8. For more ways to purify your home visit handyandy.mobi
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