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The following indoor plants are some of the most effective at removing pollutants in the air.

Areca Palm
Areca Palm
(Chrysalidocarpus lutescens)
Azalea
Azalea
Banana
Bronze Banana
(Musa ornata)
 
Chrysanthenum
Chrysanthemum
Devils Ivy
Devils Ivy
(Scindapsus aureus)
Dracena marginata
Dracena marginata
 
Chinese Evergreen
Chinese Evergreen
(Aglaonema modestum)
Fern
Ferns
Weeping Fig
Weeping Fig
(Ficus benjamina)
 
Gerbera
Gerbera Daisy
Ivy
Ivy (Hedera helix)
Sansaviera
Mother-in-Law-Tongue
(Sansaviera)
 
Spatiphyllum
Spatiphyllum
Spider Plant
Spider Plant
(Chlorophytum comosum)
   
       
POLLUTION SOURCES SOLUTIONS
Formaldehyde  

Foam Insulation
Plywood
Clothes
Carpeting
Furniture
Paper Goods
Household Cleaners

Philodendron
Spider Plant
Golden Pothos
Bamboo Palm
Corn Plant
Chrysanthemum
Mother-in-Law-Tongue

Benzene  

Tobacco Smoke
Gasoline
Synthetic Fibers
Plastics
Inks
Oils
Detergents

English Ivy
Dracena Marginata
Janet Craig
Chrysanthemum
Gerbera Daisy
Warneckii
Peace Lily

Trichloroethylene  

Dry Cleaning
Inks
Paints
Varnishes
Lacquers

Gerbera Daisy
Chrysanthemum
Peace Lily
Warneckii
Dracena Marginata

Source: Research undertaken by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

 

 

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