Detoxifying Plants

Not only are houseplants a great styling addition to the home, they are proven to improve air quality and have a number of positive effects to your wellbeing. Here's some of the best purifying plants that we carry in our retail range.

  •  Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)

This pretty plant is great at absorbing toxins, looks good just about anywhere in the home and only needs watering once a week

 

  •  Rubber plant (Ficus elastica)

The thick, deep green leaves of the rubber plant help filter formaldehyde, benzene and ammonia from the air.  This somewhat demanding plant requires high ‘light’ and frequent ‘deep’ watering

 

  •  Mother-In-Law’s Tounge (Sansevieria trifasciata)

Also known as a snake plant, this is the best plant to keep in your bedroom because it’s particularly effective at producing oxygen in the evening.  It’s a bit prehistoric looking but perfect for those lacking a green thumb because it can withstand many conditions from light to dark, wet to dry.

 

  • Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)

This fast-growing vine is a good one to keep in or near your garage, because it’s great at absorbing formaldehyde, a major component of car exhaust fumes.

 

  •  Spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

Even if you tend to neglect houseplants, you’ll have a hard time killing this resilient plant. With lots of rich foliage and tiny white flowers, the spider plant battles benzene, formaldehyde, carbon monoxide and xylene, a solvent used in the leather, rubber and printing industries.