January 23, 2015 1 min read
According to a study commissioned by NASA, houseplants don’t just make your home look prettier and more welcoming; they also serve to clean the air of common toxins including benzene, carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. Sources of these toxins include oils, paints, plastics, tobacco smoke, foam insulation and pressed wood products such as flooring, cabinets and furniture.
The top ten air purifying plants are listed below. For maximum effectiveness, a home or office should have one potted plant per 100 square feet.
Mass Cane/Corn Plant
Guest Post by Heather Chandler, the owner of the SunriseGuide, Maine’s source for health & sustainability news, events, resources and deals. The SunriseGuide, an annual resource guide & coupon book that connects Maine residents with businesses offering green & healthy products; and the Green & Healthy Maine magazine.
Comments will be approved before showing up.
Sign up to get the latest on sales, new releases and more …
Sign Up Now to be entered in our monthly giveaway "Win One, Give One" LooHoo 3-Pack. Plus, be the first to learn about new products, sales and giveaways.