The Best Plants to Purify the Air in Your Home

Some plants can pull double duty.They serve as both decorationand air-purifying organisms.NASA found plants that required lowlight demonstrated a surprising potentialfor improving indoor air quality.Peace lilies are powerful: they removebenzene (found in plastics and syntheticfibers), formaldehyde, and more from the air.Chinese evergreen is especiallyeasy to grow and maintain.Spider plant, often potted in ahanging planter, gets its namefor its long, droopy leaves.Golden pothos is known to eradicatecarbon monoxide and benzene.English ivy is particularly effective ateliminating formaldehyde, whichlurks in furniture and cabinets