What are the depolluting plants

Here is the second part of our article on depolluting plants.

You will find below the most common and easy to grow plants for maximum results.

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Also to be read : 3 depolluting plants to adopt

Among the many houseplants we find :

ficus The Ficus:

It mainly absorbs formaldehyde, xylene and ammonia present in the detergents .
It acts on the tobacco smoke s, the air fresheners or the varnish .

It can be installed in the light and is particularly suitable for the interior of our houses and apartments.

If it is one of the best-selling plants, it is also thanks to its great decorative power.

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philodendron The Philodendron:

It absorbs mainly formaldehyde and pentachlorophenol.

These components are found in most furniture materials but also glue, varnish and household products.

It is a plant that likes humidity and can also be used in a bathroom for example.

Maintenance is easy and you will be seduced by its glossy foliage.

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fougere The Fern:

It is one of the most popular houseplants in the world. more efficient to clear the air.

Highly effective thanks to its high absorption and rejection power, it eliminates most of the products used for the maintenance and cleaning of the house.

But also those present in the furniture materials

For indoor use, choose Nephrolepis exaltata

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The arena: areca

The Areca is not only one of the favourite and undoubtedly most used houseplants, it is also one of the most environmentally friendly plants.

It absorbs xylene and formaldehyde very well.

These products can be found in Painting and varnishes but also in most cleaning products .

The Areca likes sunny and bright places.

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calathea

The calathea:

The calathea is particularly good in bright places without direct sunlight.

Beyond its great decorative power thanks to its unique and original foliage, it purifies the ambient air of a variety of substances more or less toxic.

The maintenance of the calathea is easy and requires practically no care while its presence gives a lot of pleasure.

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anthurium

Anthurium:

The anthurium has become a must for houseplants.

Its flowering is marvellous and can last all year round if it is well cared for.

On top of that, it has the advantage of absorbing many chemicals such as ammonia.

It is therefore perfect for decorating a kitchen or any other room in the house that is damp enough, such as the bathroom.

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dieffenbachia The dieffenbachia:

The dieffenbachia is native to Central America and the Brésil.

L Maintenance, repotting, watering or exhibition are all small gestures that will make your dieffenbachia even more beautiful.

It makes our houses and apartments happy thanks to its great decorative power.

In addition to all these advantages, the dieffenbachia has the advantage of humidify the air when it is too dry, very useful when there is air-conditioning

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dracaena

The dracaena:

Contrary to what some varieties suggest, the  dracaena is not a palm tree. .

But its resemblance is confusing and the maintenance it needs is often close to that of a palm tree.

Aesthetic and very easy to grow, it is one of the most popular and best-selling houseplants.

Thanks to the dracaena, you absorb the formaldehyde and benzene s, which are found particularly in the cigarette smoke

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croton

The croton:

The croton is native to the islands of Pacifique.

L Maintenance, repotting, watering or even exhibiting, are small gestures that will make your croton even more beautiful.

It makes our houses and apartments happy thanks to its great decorative power and its unique foliage.

But she also has a great depolluting power and fight effectively against formaldehyde .

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spathiphyllum

The spathiphyllum:

In our climate,  this plant settles inside of our houses and apartments.

It develops well when the temperature is around 20-22°.

Both highly decorative and easy to care for, Spathiphyllum surprises with its great ability to eliminate toxic chemicals.

It absorbs compounds present in varnishes, plastics, paints and others materials of use present in the furniture.

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Finally, here are some other very effective depolluting plants:

  • The cycas  Palm-like, it is perfect for cleaning xylene and toluene from paints, varnishes, inks, but also glues, perfumes and chemical deodorants.
  • The clivia  It effectively traps chemical particles in the air.
  • The ivy  It absorbs toluene, trichloroethylene, formaldehyde and carbon monoxide.
  • L’ azalea  Highly effective against ammonia in cleaning products.
  • The Chrysanthemum  It mainly eliminates trichloroethylene found in solvents (which fortunately tend to disappear).
  • The chlorophytum  : It plays an important role in the removal of excess carbon monoxide.
  • The sansevieria  : Eliminates benzene
  • The rubber

The 2 great advantages of the depolluting plant

  • Cleaner ambient air
  • The pleasure of seeing one’s house embellished and vegetalized!

Finally, another way to limit indoor pollution is to air the rooms very regularly of your house or apartment.

While in summer the windows are almost always open, in winter it is necessary to ventilate each room for at least 2 times 15 minutes during the day.

It’s good for your interior but also for your green plants!

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Also to be read : 3 depolluting plants to adopt