Indoor plants can work wonders for our health and wellbeing - they release oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide which can help freshen the air and eliminate harmful toxins. Research by NASA has revealed that houseplants can remove up to 87 per cent of air toxins in 24 hours. Alternate studies have proven that indoor plants improve concentration and productivity, reduce stress levels and boost your mood — making them a perfect (aesthetically pleasing) addition for your home.
Rubber plants have a beautiful large green leaf that can absorb high levels of carbon dioxide to convert into nutrients for the plant and soil.
English Ivy is capable of absorbing mould from the air - perfect to pop in the bathroom or kitchen.
Snake plants helps to remove xylene, toluene, and trichloroethylene from the air - they make a wonderful addition to your bedroom as they can improve the air quality as you sleep.
The Boston fern is incredibly easy to care for and functions to remove formaldehyde, plastics and cigarette smoke from the air.
The Peace lily has been noted to break down compounds such as carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, and benzene.
Aloe vera is great to have situated in a sunny spot in the home - the flesh inside the leaves is great for treating sunburn and the plant itself is known to remove airborne paint particles and cleaning agents.
Fiddle leaf fig's are absolutely stunning in the home and easy to care for - with large enough leaves to absorb impurities and provide clean fresh air.