“Smoking cigarettes is like paying to have your life cut shorter the most foolish thing anyone can ever do.”
Cigarettes contain more than 4,000 different chemicals, including arsenic, acetone, ammonia, benzene, butane, hydrogen cyanide and formaldehyde.
The jungle is considered the lungs of the earth filtering out carbon dioxide. Closer to home, Indoor plants are regarded as the lungs of the office, filtering out harmful toxins like cigarette smoke (carbon monoxide).
So, keeping the air purifier plants around you will not only supply 24 hours oxygen but also help to feel relax and act as a mood booster.
One of the most used interior landscape plants Aglaonema is easy to care and can be maintained at the lower light levels often found in the home or office environment. This plant is very effective in removing the air pollutants and toxins of the area.
This plant is most effective to create oxygen and filter common toxins like formaldehyde (present in carpets, particle board furniture, pressed wood products, foam insulation, paper products, cleaning agents, adhesives, permanent-press clothes and fire retardants), trichloroethylene (found in varnishes, paints, and adhesives), and benzene.
The perfect fit for any hotel, office, laundry or bathroom, the peace lily specializes in the removal of mold spores. The plant itself does not require large amounts of water or sunlight to survive and even features often beautiful flowers that make it a decorative piece. In addition to mold, the plant is also known to remove formaldehyde and trichloroethylene.
It is easy to care, elegant, fast-growing and popular houseplant, found to clean formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene.
Since formaldehyde is found in common household products like adhesives, grout and fillers, it’s a good idea to keep this plant around your kitchen and bathrooms especially.
Rubber plant (Ficus elastica)
Ficus elastica, commonly known as the rubber fig, rubber bush, rubber tree, or Indian rubber bush, Indian rubber tree, It is a species of plant in the genus fig. Rubber plant found to be very good at removing formaldehyde, one of the most common toxins found in our indoor air.