4. Golden Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)
Also known as Devil’s ivy or silver vine, the golden pothos can be a highly invasive plant. With evergreen leaves and progressive stems, this hardy plant easily overtakes its surrounding area. Yet it is also very efficient when it comes to removing indoor pollutants such as formaldehyde, benzene and xylene. That said, care should be taken as the plant is toxic to small animals such as dogs and cats, and even to kids.
5. Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis)
We all know that aloe vera is present in many skin care products. Not only does it help with skin burns but also with filtering various gas emissions from dangerously toxic materials. Claimed to possess tons of medicinal properties, this incredible succulent can also be grown as an ornamental plant. This easy-to-grow, sun-loving succulent helps clear formaldehyde and benzene, which can be a byproduct of chemical-based cleaners, paints and more. Aloe is a smart choice for a sunny kitchen window. Beyond its air-clearing abilities, the gel inside an aloe plant can help heal cuts and burns.
5. Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema modestum)
An excellent air-purifier plant, Chinese evergreen is a herbaceous perennial plant. A very common houseplant with shiny, green leaves that have interesting markings on them, it grows even better with less water and minimum light. It can also filter out airborne toxins such as benzene and formaldehyde.
6. Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata)
Widely used as an ornamental plant, the snake plant is an evergreen perennial species that is tolerant of irregular watering and less lightning. Scientists at NASA have found out that this plant has the amazing ability to absorb formaldehyde, nitrogen oxides, and a variety of other. chem icals present in the air. Snake plant () is an ideal bedroom plant. Even though most plants take away Oxygen at night, the Snake plant does the reverse and maintains a healthy amount of Oxygen near you while you sleep