During the late 1980’s, NASA began studying houseplants as a means of providing purer and cleaner air for space stations. What they learned is that there are many different houseplants that can help to purify the air.
The plants filter out certain harmful compounds in the air and make it much healthier to breathe. The good news for you is that these plants are easily found and you can add them to your home to provide yourself and your family with air that is much purer and free from harmful agents.


This plant will enhance the life conditions around you. This is because of the plant’s ability to absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen at night. Snake plants don’t need much light or water to survive, so they’re an easy choice for any corner of your home.

Pollutants removed: benzene, formaldehyde, trichloro ethylene, and xylene


Spider plants are among the easiest houseplants to grow, making them a great choice for beginners or forgetful owners. A fan of bright, indirect sunlight, spider plants will send out shoots with flowers that eventually grow into baby spider plants.

Pollutants removed: formaldehyde and xylene


Weeping fig (Ficus benjamina)  in your living room can help filter out pollutants that typically accompany carpeting and furniture .Caring for a ficus can be tricky, but once you get the watering and light conditions right, they will last a long time.

Pollutants removed: benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloro ethylene


Peace lily plants are relatively small compared to many of the plants on this list, but they still pack some major air-cleaning abilities. Easy to grow, these plants will flower for much of the summer. Put peace lilies in a shady spot and keep the soil moist without over-watering.

Pollutants removed: ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloro ethylene


A superstar of filtering formaldehyde, these palms thrive in full sun or bright light. Part of the reason they can filter so much air is that they can grow to be pretty big—as tall as four to 12 feet high, making them exciting (and pet-friendly) indoor additions.

Pollutants removed: benzene, formaldehyde, trichloro ethylene


In addition to being easy to care for, aloe makes some serious health claims. The plant’s leaves contain a clear liquid full of vitamins, enzymes, amino acids, and other compounds that have wound-healing, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties.

Pollutant removed: formaldehyde


In the NASA research, this plant was an air-purifying champion, removing ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde, and xylene from indoor air. Popular and inexpensive at garden stores, they can be planted outside after they’re finished blooming.

Pollutants removed: ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde, and xylene


NASA considered this plant one of the most effective choices for eliminating formaldehyde. People that have struggled to keep plants alive can rejoice – this one is incredibly hard to kill. It doubles as an effective eliminator of carbon monoxide as well.

Pollutants removed: carbon monoxide and formaldehyde.


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