Air-Purifying Plants

Did you know that indoor plants not only have calming, anti-anxiety benefits, but many of them also help improve the quality of your air. A natural, therapeutic air-purifier, that also adds warmth and life to your home? Sign us up!

The NASA Clean Air Study compiled a list of air-filtering plants that can help eliminate significant amounts of toxins such as benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene from your air.

We’ve rounded up Ansel & Ivy’s top air-purifying plants that will help you breathe better:

1. Areca Palm, Chrysalidocarpus Lutescens  |  Purifies the air of: toluene and xylene.

2. Aloe, Aloe Vera  |  Purifies the air of: benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, and xylene.

3. Devil’s Ivy, Pothos  |  Purifies the air of: benzene, formaldehyde, xylene and toluene.

4. Dracaena, Dracaena deremensis  |  Purifies the air of: benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, and xylene.

5. Ficus, Ficus elastica  |  Purifies the air of: benzene, formaldehyde, xylene and toluene.

6. Warneckii, Dracaena deremensis  |  Purifies the air of: benzene and trichloroethylene.

7. Peace Lily, Spathiphyllum  |  Purifies the air of: ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene.

8. Song of India, Dracaena reflexa  |  Purifies the air of: benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, and xylene.

9. Snake Plant, Sanseveria  |  Purifies the air of: benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, and xylene.

Shop these potted plants and more at Ansel & Ivy.