If you have trouble sleeping or get sick often, buy these plants for every room in your house. Certain indoor plants have been proven to help absorb harmful toxins in the air, such as formaldehyde, benzene, trichloroethylene and carbon monoxide.
These toxins are found in everyday items from plastic wallpaper, carpeting, insulation, cleaning supplies and air fresheners.
These plants can reduce many air pollutants including formaldehyde, microbial pathogens, benzene and microbial pathogens.
By removing these chemicals, this makes it easier to breathe and sleep at night.
5 plants you should buy for your home to fight colds and help cure insomnia
Bamboo Palm (Chamaedorea seifrizii)
According to NASA, it removes formaldahyde and is also said to act as a natural humidifier. All you need is to place one or two of these in a room to remove the toxins.
Rubber Plant (Ficus robusta)
Provides moisture, eliminates bio effluents, removes volatile organic compounds as well as suppresses air based microorganisms as soon as it’s put into a room! As time passes, the rubber plant becomes even more efficient at eliminating toxic compounds present in the air.
Dracaena (Dracaena dermensis)
This is one of the best houseplants tested for removing trichloroethylene.
These plants absorb 90 percent of the acetone from household cleaners and nail polish remover.
Dwarf Date Palm (Phoenix roebelenii)
It is able to remove formaldehyde and xylene (a chemical found in plastics and solvents) from the air.
Corn Plant (Dracaena fragrans)
This is a excellent plant that purifies the air by getting rid of toxins and adding oxygen to the air we breathe
The pollutants it soaks up are formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene.