Healthiest Plants for Your Home

pants for home


warneck dracaena

12. Warneck dracaena (Dracaena deremensis 'Warneckii')

Combat pollutants associated with varnishes and oils with this dracaena. The Warneckii grows inside easily, even without direct sunlight. With striped leaves forming clusters atop a thin stem, this houseplant can be striking, especially if it reaches its potential height of 12 feet.

Bamboo palm


13. Bamboo palm (Chamaedorea sefritzii)

Also known as the reed palm, this small palm thrives in shady indoor spaces and often produces flowers and small berries. It tops the list of plants best for filtering out both benzene and trichloroethylene. They’re also a good choice for placing around furniture that could be off-gassing formaldehyde.

lady palm

14. Lady palm

This plant clears your air of chemicals, including ammonia, and is highly resistant to insects. It’s fairly easy to care for, but you’ll need to trim the leaf tips if they turn brown from a buildup of salt and minerals.

rubber plant

15. Rubber plant

Got a black thumb? The hearty rubber plant is for you. It ranks high at eradicating nasty formaldehyde and can tolerate cooler temperatures and low light. You just need to keep it well-watered.

madagascar dragon tree

16. Madagascar dragon tree

The Madagascar dragon tree has the triple threat, effectively ridding air of benzene, formaldehyde and tricholorethylene. This tree survives in moderate to low light levels with moist soil. It is also a flexible plant that allows you to maneuver it to make creative formations with the stalks.


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