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These Air Purifying Plants Will Not Let You Breathe Dirt, Suggests NASA

One of the top priorities of our house is having a healthy environment, for which clean air is very important. This comes handy for the ones who are going through the problem of asthma or are allergic to dust. While most people resort to invest in air purifiers, we on the other side tend to forget that mother nature has blessed us with various automatic solutions for this problem. No, they are not the magnificent trees you can fall in love with but mere plants. 

The individuals working at NASA had apparently conducted the 'Clean Air Study' back in 1989, which has helped us in discovering the plants that are extremely effective in removing the harmful chemicals like formaldehyde, xylene, benzene, trichloroethylene and ammonia from your households.

These Air Purifying Plants Will Not Let You Breathe Dirt, Suggests NASA

These Air Purifying Plants Will Not Let You Breathe Dirt, Suggests NASA

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What's in our air?

What's in our air?

These chemicals have been distinguished to be linked with negative health effects like eye irritation, dizziness, headache and others.

These are the symptoms of the toxic chemicals which have adverse effects on humans.

These are the symptoms of the toxic chemicals which have adverse effects on humans.

The adverse health effects depends upon:

1. Amount of which you are exposed to

2. The way in which you got exposed

3. Duration of the exposure

4. The type of chemical

The air filtering plants include:

The air filtering plants include:

These plants were also put at the test of time.

These plants were also put at the test of time.

And all of them came out as winners.

The study was conducted by Dr. B. C. Wolverton.

The study was conducted by Dr. B. C. Wolverton.

He has served as a consultant for many Environmental Services.

NASA also recommended having at least one plant per 10 square metre.

NASA also recommended having at least one plant per 10 square metre.

Are you gonna take NASA seriously? We hope you do.

The best purifying plants

The best purifying plants

Florist's Mum and the Peace Lily are considered to be the best air purifying plants as per the study.

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Will you plant at least one such plant in your home's garden?

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