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Top 10 Air Purifier Plants Ideal for your Home

22 September, 2021
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Having spent most of the time indoors, we need to set our priorities to the indoors intact. Not only with the best and required furniture and utility items, but it is also equally important to keep the environment inside your home purified.

The most natural way to do it is to install the right indoor plant that makes your house environment clean and have an abundance of purified air. Let’s have a glance at the list of the best air purifier indoor plants available in India:

Aloe Vera – (Aloe barbadensis miller)

These are easily grown plants better known as the elixir of Gods and immortality for their ability to clean the air containing harmful elements. The chemical ingredients of the plant forming the gel obtained from any cut or broken piece is used to treat minor burns, ailments and for repairing wounds and sunburns due to its anti-inflammatory nature. They require ample sunlight and can be grown in cactus pots.


Available in a wide variety of colors, textures and sizes, these plants can adapt to both medium and bright sunlight. It removes toxins like formaldehyde. The harsh shaped Philodendron is a classy addition to both your garden or indoors.

Pothos – (Epipremnum aureum)

It is one of the best air purifier indoor plants that clear benzene and formaldehyde from the air along with other harmful components such as xylene and toluene etc. It is a vining tropical plant with solid green leaves that grows in low light conditions and can be put in hanging containers and baskets to give a luxurious touch.

Boston Fern (Nephrolepis exaltata)

A perfect hanging basket indoor plant that is a good air purifier and grows well in a humid environment. It is known for its sword-like leaves. Keep them away from sunlight and water regularly and keep the soil moist. Also, cut the fronds back by 2 inches during the winters to help them survive during the warmer months.

Pot Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum morifolium)

With a long lifespan, these plants remove benzene in and around the home environment. They are a great addition not only as a floral arrangement but also as a great air purifier. Their beauty surpasses the difficulty to grow. Along with good airflow, they require indirect sunlight and needs to be watered only with warm water.

Rubber tree (Ficus elastica)

Another best purifying indoor plant can both absorb and break down harmful air elements and is also considered a lucky plant for a home. Their leaves are large and glossy and grow well in a special pot soil that is well-drained and supplied with liquid fertilizer. They soak up bright light and can be grown as both a tree shoot either from a pot or directly from the ground.

Peace lily (Spathiphyllum ’Mauna Loa’)

It has a strong ability to fight against toxic gasses like carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. They are mildly toxic to pets so washing hands is important after touching the plant. Water them once or twice a week and add the right amount of fertilizer to obtain the beauty of its glossy leaves.

Bamboo Palm (Chamaedorea seifrizii)

Grows best in partial sunlight or shade it is a great indoor plant that aids in removing harmful elements like formaldehyde and benzene from the air. For its ability to grow in low light conditions, it can be grown in any corner of the living area.

Scarlet Star Bromeliad

The bright color and the leathery leaves of this beautiful indoor plant cleans up the room air especially in the bathroom area where the air is moist. It is the right purifying agent to detoxify the moist areas of your living spaces. It is a lovely home décor piece that can create a safe and clean environment with clean air. Growing this plant requires simple care.

English Ivy (Hedera helix)

It is the most beautiful indoor plant that is an air purifier too. It is an excellent choice for removing unwanted chemicals from the air in and around your house. It can grow either in full shade or in full sun and can also be trimmed into any shape you want. With proper care and maintenance, they last long.

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