5 Easy to Care for Indoor Plants That Help Purify The Air

5 Easy to Care for Indoor Plants That Help Purify The Air

When it comes to indoor plants, anyone can be a successful houseplant parent. That's because there are plenty of hardy houseplants that provide plenty of air-purifying benefits and are incredibly easy to look after. We've rounded up the best of the best in this guide to make sure you find the perfect fit for your home.

Snake Plant

The Snake Plant (also known as "Mother-in-Law's Tongue") is a great choice if you're looking for an easy to care for plant that purifies the air. This striking plant prefers bright indirect light and family friendly temperatures to thrive, and it doesn't need much water; in fact, letting the soil dry out between watering's is best. It's definitely one of the toughest plants around, so even if you forget to give it enough love and attention, chances are it will still do just fine!


Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is an excellent air-purifying houseplant that also happens to be incredibly easy to care for! It can tolerate bright to medium indirect sunlight, enjoys warm temperatures and doesn't need much water as long as the soil is allowed to fully dry out before being watered again. The gel inside of the leaves is full of skin-healing goodness and makes a great natural remedy for minor bites, cuts or scrapes.


Spider Plant

The spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum) is also known as airplane plant due to its distinctive long, thin leaves. This type of houseplant is incredibly hardy and can survive in a wide variety of environments including low light levels, indoor rooms that don’t have much natural sunlight, or even bathrooms. Spider plants are easy to propagate with added cuttings given plenty of room for their roots to spread. Plus does an excellent job of purifying the air by absorbing toxins such as formaldehyde, benzene and carbon monoxide from the atmosphere.


English Ivy

The English ivy (Hedera helix) is a strong air purifying houseplant. It filters airborne particles easily, including mold spores and dust mites. Adding the English ivy to your home will not only give it that cozy look with its long trailing vines, but also improved its Aire quality. Plus, there are long lasting health benefits from keeping an English Ivy in your home. Studies have shown that having this type of plant can reduce stress, help reduce airborne illnesses, relieve fatigue and improve sleep cycles.


Golden Pothos

The golden Pothos (Epipremnum aureum) is a hardy, easy-to-care-for houseplant. Its large, glossy leaves act as natural air purifiers, removing toxins such as formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene from the air. This popular plant is non-toxic and thrives in low light areas. Just be sure to keep it out of reach of children and pets since they may find its foliage harmful if they consume it.

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