ALOE VERA Why: The easyto- grow plant helps clear formaldehyde and benzene, both carcinogens Where: It is a good choice for a sunny kitchen window BAMBOO PALM
Why: This plant is a natural humidifier.
Those especially good at removing toxins include azaleas, bamboo palm
, chrysanthemums, spider plants, aloe vera, English ivy, elephant ear, philodendron, pathos and peace lily.
2010), no such studies have been conducted for the areca bamboo palm
, even though it is an excellent plant from a marketing viewpoint and is used in designer environments.
Pollutant Sources Solutions Formaldehyde foam insulation, philodendron, plywood, spider plant, clothes, golden pothos, carpeting, bamboo palm
, furniture, corn plant, paper goods, chrysanthemum, household mother-in-law's cleaners tongue Benzene tobacco smoke, English ivy, gasoline, marginata, synthetic fibers, chrysanthemum, plastics, Gerber's daisy, inks, oils, warneckei, detergents, peace lily rubber Trichloroethylene dry cleaning, Gerber's daisy, inks, varnishes, chrysanthemum, lacquers, warneckei, adhesives peace lily, marginata Source: Foliage for Clean Air Council, 405 N.
uk, 56: Red patent double strap shoe pounds 12, George at ASDA, 57: Purple strap platform shoe pounds 40, Miss selfrigde,58: Bamboo Palm
shoe in pounds 54.
Boston fern, lady palm, bamboo palm
, peace lily, corn, weeping fig and florists mum .
Grow some fresh air" suggests one card, and then recommends the Gerbera Daisy and Bamboo Palm
as "efficient at removing common airborne toxins.
Peace lily and bamboo palm
Cleanse air of toxins from cigarette smoke.
Chrysalidocarpus lutescens--Yellow Butterfly Palm, Bamboo Palm
, Areca Palm *
Aloe vera, bamboo palm
, chrysanthemums and spider plants are considered among the most effective natural filters.
Areca Palm Lady Palm Bamboo Palm
Rubber Plant Dracaena "Janet Craig" English Ivy Dwarf Date Palm Ficus Alii Boston Fern Peace Lily Corn Plant Golden Pothos Kimberley Queen Florist's Mum Gerbera Daisy Dracaena "Warneckei" Dragon Tree Red Emerald Philodendron Syngonium Dumb Cane Parlor Palm Weeping Fig Schefflera Wax Begonia Lacy Tree Philodendron Heart-Leaf Philodendron Snake Plant Elephant Ear Philodendron Norfolk Island Pine King of Hearts
Not only spider plants, but some daises, chrysanthemums, bamboo palm
, English ivy, philodendron, and golden pothos also did a good job removing these chemicals.