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Breathe Fresh Air with House Plants in Your Apartment

Today one of the most precious thing in this universe is fresh air.Here in kochi we live in the middle of pollutants. You can add some house plants in your apartment that will freshen up the air as well as give a good look to the apartment.

The air you breathe in

The air we breathe in contains toxins such as xylene, which is an ingredient in glues, tobacco smoke, furniture wax and paints; formaldehyde, which is contained in foam insulation, synthetic fabrics, wood products. And much more are there. These toxins are getting caught in our system when we breath in.

A Little help  from potted plants

It has been found that the plants have the ability to balance humidity and also they can purify the air by absorbing carbon dioxide and other toxins. These plants are not much expensive. They can be a life saver for you.

Some air freshing  houseplants

Orchids
Orchids help in releasing oxygen at night and also in removing xylene from air. This makes them a good bedroom plant. They also looks good in your apartments. They are easily found in your local shops.

Marginata
They help in filtering out benzene and formaldehyde from the air you breathe in. They are red in colour and are suitable for most of the apartments.

Peace lily
This one is a heavy hitter. They also help in filtering out benzene and formaldehyde from the fresh air.They are also easy to take care of and much pretty looking.

Spider plant
They are fast growing plants with long and grassy leaves. They are famous for removing xylene and formaldehyde from the air and keeps the air clean. They are mostly placed near the fire place or where ever the possibility of carbon monoxide is high.

Gerbera daisies
These flowers are best in removing benzene and trichloro ethylene which is a dry cleaning solution from air. These plants needs lot of light and they are kept usually in laundry room or the bedroom.