Philodendron [ fil-uh-den-druhn ] phil·o·den·dron
a tropical American climbing plant belonging to the genus Philodendron,
of the arum family, usually having smooth, shiny, evergreen leaves,
often used as an ornamental houseplant.
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Indoor Plants for Cleaner Air
Indoor Plants that Purify Air in Living Spaces
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that indoor air quality is often up to 10 times worse than what’s outside - and our studios are even worse than that!
Did you know that house plants can actually benefit our lives and
help keep it ‘green’? For only pennies a day, house plants will
help beautify, purify and renew your stuffy studio, office or home by
filtering out toxins, pollutants and the carbon dioxide we exhale and
replaces them with fresh oxygen! Besides this, all plants add
moisture to the air, and can even help prevent dry skin and sore
throats in the winter.
NASA began testing common house plants for their capacity to purify indoor air.
“house plants can purify and rejuvenate the air within
our houses and workplaces, safeguarding us all from any side effects
connected with prevalent toxins such as formaldehyde, ammonia and also
These toxins and other materials are known to cause “off-gas” pollutants into the interior environment include:
man-made building materials
formaldehyde (often found in new rugs and vinyl as well as cigarette smoke and even grocery bags!)
benzene, a known carcinogen
plastic coated wallpaper
printers, copiers and fax machines
Here is a list of ‘Green Clean’ plants to help combat the above and get you started:
Areca Palm Tree
Areca palm tree is the very best air purifying plant according to the
ratings from NASA’s research and has the 8th highest removal rate for
Formaldehyde. This house plant was referred to as “the most effective
air humidifier”. During the winter season, it’s so effective at
putting moisture back in the air that you could switch off your
This house plant achieved exactly the same rating as the Areca Palm tree in NASA’s research.
was the third most powerful plant at removing formaldehyde. This palm
will require lots of room to grow, so it might not be the best option
if want this plant to sit on your desk.
Boston fern is effective plant at removing Formaldehyde
significantly more per hour than the rest of plants examined. The Boston
fern will also eliminate heavy metals, such as mercury and arsenic
from the soil.
rubber house plant provides moisture, eliminates bio effluents, takes
away volatile organic compounds. It also suppresses air
based microorganisms as soon as it’s put into a room..
These plants are especially effective in newly carpeted or newly furnished rooms were formaldehyde levels are at the highest.
English Ivy (poison)
Ivy is a solution for allergic reactions observing that sixty
percent of air based mold within the space was removed after just six
hrs right after English ivy had been introduced. People that have
allergies, asthma, or even the desire to inhale cleaner air will enjoy
Date Palm Tree
This plant reduces the content level of volatile organic compounds floating all over the air.
plant is an excellent addition to any kind of office or home wherever
clear air is missing. Be sure and wear hand protection when
dealing with the house plant for those who have latex allergic
In a room with many spider plants the amount of carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide dropped to near zero after only 24 hours.
your studio or office with color and remove the VOC compound –
benzene, which has been known to cause cancer! Many tobacco products
contain high levels of benzene. One of these plants in a smoking
household would be helpful but, no house plant can ever negate the
effects of tobacco smoke. Chrysanthemums are poisonous when ingested or
with prolonged skin exposure.
Heart Leaf Philodendron (poison)
showed the Philodendron house plant as one of the best house
plants for elimination formaldehyde from the surrounding air. These easy
to grow vines have been proven to help remove formaldehyde fumes from
the air. They make great climbing and hanging plants.
Snake Plants aka Mother in Law Tongue
This plant is a good remover of formaldehyde and xylene from the surrounding atmosphere and it also removes ammonia.
Peace Lily aka Mauna Loa
need of an air purifier plant but you don’t have green
fingers? This is the perfect plant for you. Peace Lilies are
often found in malls because they are so easy to grow
Aloe Vera (poison)
healing plant has proven to be a lot more effective at the
elimination of formaldehyde at lesser concentrations when compared
with Philodendrons. Aloe vera is likewise acknowledged for it’s
therapeutic qualities, giving it the majority of its nicknames.
Caution should be exercised before using Aloe from an Aloe plant
dermatitis can occur in sensitive individuals. Beware, ingestion
of the latex, which is found just under the skin is dangerous.
member of the orchid family, this houseplant cannot
tolerant direct sunlight which makes it great for lowlight studios or
offices. You can place this beautiful houseplant in the
artificial light in your house.
charming African violets are available in a variety of colors, shapes
and sizes. To propagate these plants, all you need is leaf cuttings.
These plants grow easily in moderate light and temperature.
a houseplant, these daisies are the top performers as a
chemical toxin remover and air purifier. These cheery plants help remove
both benzene and trichloroethylene from the air. Both chemicals are
found in inks, solvents, and paints. Benzene is also found in man made
fibers and cigarette smoke. They do well on a sunny windowsill. They
are thirsty plants so check often!
most greatest feature of this plant are its flowers of
variegated colors which leaves the house, office or
studio smelling fresh and also removes impurities from the air.
The NASA studies generated the recommendation that you use 15 to 18
good-sized houseplants in 6 to 8-inch diameter containers to improve
air quality in an average 1,800 square foot house. The more vigorously
they grow, the better job they’ll do for you. There should be 1
plant per 100 square feet of your home.
* That all said, an artist should also consider using activated carbon air purifiers
to absorb toxic paint fumes. Lifelong exposure to chemicals, heavy
metals, fumes and air borne particles can create serious health
problems and health risks for artists. Artists tend to absorb the
chemicals they use in small doses. This chronic, low-level poisoning can
be avoided with the proper air purifiers.
All plants help to purify the air we breathe. To read more about air purifying plants, please check out the experts:
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