During 2020, we’ve all spent the majority of our time indoors…and it’s been interesting to say the least! Many homeowners have rediscovered their love of gardening, and some have decided the bring the plants indoors! During this time in quarantine, why not add some green to your space! Not only will indoor plants liven things up, but they can actually detox your air at the same time!
In our day-to-day lives, we don’t generally stop to think about what can cause indoor air pollution in our home. Simple things like paint, carpet, upholstery, furnishings, and cleaning products can all emit harmful toxins that making breathing more difficult.
Simply adding a few household plants can actually reduce eye, ear, nose and throat irritation, ease congestion, reduce coughing attacks, and lower stress levels…which we all need right about now! Indoor plants can also act as a natural humidifier, reducing CO2 levels in your home.
Below are some of the top-rated plants that can help to reduce toxins in your home!
- Garden Mum
- Spider Plant
- Peace Lily
- Boston Fern
- Snake Plant
- Bamboo Palm
- Aloe Vera