Adding plants to your home or office can be beneficial to your health and creates a more serene environment. According to studies by both NASA and B.C. Wolverton, Ph.D., some plants can act as natural air purifiers and remove toxins from the air. Try placing one of the following plants in your indoor space to enhance your health.
Jasmine - The sweet scent of this wispy plant reduces stress levels and provides fragrance for your home. Be careful not to place jasmine next to radiators or heat sources, as it is sensitive to dry air.
Miltonia Orchid - The simple beauty and subtle fragrance of this exotic plant will soften the mood and create a soothing atmosphere. Give the plant a monthly dose of high-nitrogen fertilizer to keep it at its best.
Ficus Alii - Don't breathe in chemicals when you can clean the air. This tree is known to remove chemical vapors from the air for a cleaner feel. Give it lukewarm water to prevent leaf loss.
Bamboo Palm - Breathe more deeply after adding bamboo palm to your space. This plant removes benzene and formaldehyde, which can be present in your indoor air. Rotate the pot weekly for symmetrical growth.
Jade - Jade is known to promote abundance, prosperity, and good luck. To maximize it's feng shui power, place it in the back left corner of any room.
Try placing various plants in different rooms to maximize your fresh air potential. Be sure to research and care for your plants correctly to keep them at their best.