Winters are upon us, which means piles of sweaters to cover every inch of our skin, skipping morning walks to stay indoors under blankets, and missing out on the fresh breeze indoors to trade of warm air from heaters. We tend to inhale the same hot and moist air present in our room without any new air source coming in, so the question that lingers- how to increase the intake of oxygen while staying indoor?
The answer is Plants! Plants are said to be silent workers of our Mother Earth; they keep working to keep living organisms alive. Their contribution to the world is unfathomable and astounding. Mother nature is the most beautiful miracle that happened to humans. Nature gifted plants with a photosynthesis process in which they use sunlight to produce nutrients from carbon dioxide and water.
Here are a few home plants which give out the most oxygen and help purify the air.
If you are a beginner at plant keeping, go for Peace Lily! It is relatively easier to grow, hardly requires any water, and grows incredibly well in the shade or indoors. Another great thing about Peace Lily is its strikingly white flower, which blooms once a year. Its floral scent brings freshness to the home.
This plant filters volatile particles in the air and helps purify the air you’re breathing.
2. Spider Plant
Spider plants aren't as spooky as they sound; these plants are easier to grow. This super tolerant plant won’t mind occasional overwatering or underwatering and easily adapts to any climatic condition.
Spider Plant helps to add a lot more oxygen into the home while filtering out harmful pollutants such as carbon monoxide, benzene, toluene, and formaldehyde from the air and purifying it.
3. Snake Plant or Mother-in-law's tongue
As vicious as the name appears to be, this plant stands for its exact opposite in real life. This plant emits an awful lot of oxygen, even in the night! This plant helps people breathe healthy and clear air and removes any toxic air pollutants.
This plant also helps you beautify your place with its unique and beautiful patterns on its dark green and yellow leaves.
4. Areca Palm
Give a tropical feel to your place by bringing home this beautiful and elegant house plant, which produces abundant oxygen. Like other discussed plants, this plant, too, absorbs various pollutants that might be harmful to your health.
Areca Palm also produces oxygen during the night, which helps one sleep a lot better at night.
5. Aloe Vera Plant
Everyone has heard of the Aloe Vera Plant. This plant comes with countless benefits and is famous for its skin related benefits. Aloe Vera is the most popular botanical species that grow at its own pace and has succulent, flashy, and spear-like leaves.
Aloe Vera helps purify the air and improves sleep. Aloe Vera is the best indoor plant choice to make as it requires little to no attention and doesn't need to be water very often.
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