Indoor Plants NASA Recommending House Plants

Indoor plants are much important for outdoor plants because outdoor plants we grow purifies air producing from outside likewise indoor plant is compulsory for every home. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is recommending house plants to grow in every house. let’s see about the┬áIndoor Plants NASA Recommending House Plants

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Indoor Plants NASA Recommending House Plants

NASA researchers set out to find the best ways to clean the air in space stations. Their Clean Air study found the plants below are effective at removing benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene, xylene, and ammonia from the air chemicals that have been linked to health effects like headaches and eye irritation.

NASA research suggests having at least one plant per 100 square feet of home or office space.

Indoor Plants NASA Recommending House Plants - futurestuffs.com

Indoor Plants NASA Recommending House Plants

Chart of air-filtering plants

Plant, removes: benzene formaldehyde trichloroethylene xyleneandtoluene ammonia Toxic to dogs, cats
Dwarf date palm(Phoenix roebelenii) no Yes no Yes no non-toxic
Areca palm (Dypsis lutescens) no Yes no Yes no non-toxic
Boston fern(Nephrolepis exaltata‘Bostoniensis’) no Yes no Yes no non-toxic
Kimberly queen fern(Nephrolepis obliterata) no Yes no Yes no non-toxic
English ivy (Hedera helix) Yes Yes Yes Yes no toxic
Lilyturf (Liriope spicata) no Yes no Yes Yes non-toxic
Spider plant(Chlorophytum comosum) no Yes no Yes no non-toxic
Devil’s ivy, Money plant (Epipremnum aureum) Yes Yes no Yes no toxic
Peace lily(Spathiphyllum ‘Mauna Loa’) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes toxic
Flamingo lily(Anthurium andraeanum) no Yes no Yes Yes toxic
Chinese evergreen(Aglaonema modestum) Yes Yes no no no toxic
Bamboo palm(Chamaedorea seifrizii) no Yes no Yes no non-toxic
Broadleaf lady palm(Rhapis excelsa) no Yes no Yes Yes non-toxic
Variegated snake plant, mother-in-law’s tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata‘Laurentii’) Yes Yes Yes Yes no toxic
Heartleaf philodendron(Philodendron cordatum) no Yes no no no toxic
Selloum philodendron
(Philodendron bipinnatifidum)
no Yes no no no toxic
Elephant ear philodendron(Philodendron domesticum) no Yes no no no toxic
Red-edged dracaena(Dracaena marginata) Yes Yes Yes Yes no toxic
Cornstalk dracaena(Dracaena fragrans‘Massangeana’) Yes Yes Yes no no toxic
Weeping fig (Ficus benjamina) no Yes no Yes no toxic
Barberton daisy(Gerbera jamesonii) Yes Yes Yes no no non-toxic
Florist’s chrysanthemum(Chrysanthemum morifolium) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes toxic
Rubber plant (Ficus elastica) no Yes no no no non-toxic
Dendrobium orchids(Dendrobium spp.) no no no Yes no non-toxic
Dumb canes(Dieffenbachia spp.) no no no Yes no toxic
King of hearts(Homalomena wallisii) no no no Yes no toxic
Moth orchids(Phalaenopsis spp.) no no no Yes no non-toxic
Aloe vera (Aloe vera) Yes Yes no no no toxic
Janet Craig (Dracaena deremensis “Janet Craig”) Yes Yes Yes no no toxic
Warneckei (Dracaena deremensis “Warneckei”) Yes Yes Yes no no toxic
Banana (Musa Oriana) no Yes no no no non-toxic