As Delhi again started to enter the stage of pollution and hazardous air due to ‘parali’ which is done by the farmers of Punjab and Haryana. One of the NASA’s study also stated that the pollution at home is 10 time more harmful than the pollution outside, so to save yourself from pollution the Delhi government always states that to stay home and we all are already doing it due to covid-19 and its important that we keep air purified in our house. So here’s the list of some budget-friendly plants and air purifying indoor plants that can keep you and your family healthy and safe from Delhi air pollution:
Aloe vera ( ghrit kumara)
1 pot of aloe vera plant is way better than 9 air purifiers and its very cheap too than an air purifier. Aloe vera doesn’t need much of the care and can survive with just occasional watering too. This plant can remove 90% of the formaldehyde in the air and also eliminates harmful microorganisms and absorb dust in the air.
Studies have shown that this plant can absorb than 95% of carbon monoxide and 85% of formaldehyde in the air within just 24 hours. It also helps to absorb the harmful substance nicotine from smoke and can make the home air clean and healthy for the lungs.
Snake plants have an amazing ability to remove toxic air pollutants from surrounding.in small ratio but snake plants can absorb cancer-causing pollutants, including CO2, benzene, formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene.it is one of the few plants that can convert carbon dioxide into oxygen at night too and it is ideal for cleaning bedroom air.
Bamboo palm or reed palm
A semi sun plant effective to remove toxins like benzene, trichloroethylene and formaldehyde from the air and helps to keep you safe from Delhi poor air quality.
This plant is very effective in removing common toxins from the air inside the home. This plant can be kept with some strong plant so that you can be super safe at home from Delhi pollution.
Nasa found out that peace Lilly is among the top on the list of air-purifying home plants and this tropical plant breaks down and neutralizes toxic gases like benzene, formaldehyde, and carbon monoxide.
Boston fern’s remove more formaldehyde than any other plant. This plant just needs a little high maintenance like a cool place with high humidity and indirect sunlight but it considered as one of the greatest indoor air purifier plant.
As one of the top-performing air-purifying plants, it removes formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene. But this plant needs a great sunlight place to bloom.
Please make sure that the plant is not exposed to direct sunlight as this can cause the leaves to yellow. This plant cannot just filter the air around but also add moisture to the surroundings, absorbing all the toxins, leaving the air clean and fresh.
Money plant continues to produce oxygen at night, unlike other plants that produce carbon dioxide at night. Money plant is a perfect natural air purifier for your homes, especially when the pollution levels are at the peak which is for sure in Delhi.