3 Must Have Plants That Purify Indoor Air Quality (Smokers)

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Which is the best plant to grow indoor for bloggers and smokers? If you work long hours indoor then you’ll need to grow a few indoor, the only problem is, which is the best indoor plants for air purification? Being a fan of TED Talk show, I stumbled upon this video by chance, in this episode, researcher Kamal Meattle talks about the must have indoor plants.

Researcher Kamal Meattle shows how an arrangement of three common houseplants, used in specific spots in a home or office building, can result in measurably cleaner indoor air. It has been proven that we tend to work better if the oxygen level is right, a small effort might produce a huge result.

Some people fear of responsibility, fear of cleaning, watering and basic gardening. Put it that way, do these basic gardening when we are stress out, it takes only 10 minutes. The three indoor plants are:

↓ 01 – Areca Palm (Dypsis lutescens)

Scientific name as Dypsis lutescens, also known as bamboo palm, golden cane palm, areca palm, or butterfly palm, is a species of flowering plant in the Arecaceae family, native to Madagascar.

This plant effectively convert Carbon dioxide into Oxygen, good during night time. You will need 3 plants for each adult in a room.

Dypsis lutescens

↓ 02 – Money Plant (Epipremnum aureum)

Epipremnum aureum is a species of flowering plant in the family Araceae, with a broad native Old World distribution. Native range extends from Northern Australia through Malesia and Indochina into China, Japan and India.

It is good at eliminating formaldehyde from cigarette. Must have plant for smokers. Depending on your smoking habit, the more you smoke, the more plants it requires.

Epipremnum aureum

↓ 03 – Snake Plant (Sansevieria trifasciata)

Sansevieria trifasciata, also called snake plant or mother-in-law’s tongue, is a species of flowering plant in the family Asparagaceae, native to tropical West Africa from Nigeria east to the Congo.

Unlike other plants, snake plants convert CO2 into Oxygen at night, this is good if it is kept inside the bedroom. You’ll need 6 adult waist height plant for each person in a room for maximum effectiveness.

Sansevieria trifasciata

With its air-filtering plants and sustainable architecture, Kamal Meattle’s office park in New Delhi is a model of green business. Meattle himself is a longtime activist for cleaning up India’s air.

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