Plants which purify your interior

 


Benefits of houseplants 

High indoors levels of C0 and low relative humidity can promote human health issues such as skin irritation, skin dryness, sneezing, tight chest, shortness of breath and reduced concentration levels (Gubb et al 2018). Additionally The Royal Horticulture Society mentions houseplants can help to remove volatile organic compounds (VOCs) indoors (Royal Horticulture 2019). VOCs are gases which can cause various human health issues, and are emitted from solids or liquids such as paint, printers, air fresheners, disinfectants and furnishings (Environmental Protection Agency, n.d). 

  • Improved relative humidity & air quality
  • Stylish
  • Elevated VOCs

Which Houseplants? 

According to Gubb and colleagues (2018) the Hedera Helix and Spathiphyllum wallisii can influence humidity and have the highest C0 removal within an indoor setting when compared to other plants.  The Royal Horticulture Society also suggest the Peace lily (Spathiphyllum wallisii), Snake plant and Boston Fern to purify indoor air quality.

By simply introducing a few house plants into your interior space, the C0 and humidity can be improved. 🌱

 

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Top 4 interior plants

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The Royal Horticulture society's tips on how to care for your Peace lily

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References:

Gubb, C., Blanusa, T., Griffiths, A., Pfrang, C., (2018) Can house plants improve indoor air quality by removing C0₂ and increasing relative humidity? Air Quality, Atsmophere & Helath, 11 (10). pp 1191-1201. ISSN 1873-9318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11869-018-0618-9

Bryony's top 3 air purifying houseplants,  Grow at home, Royal Horticultural Society (15th March 2019) YouTube video, added by RHS - Royal Horticultural Society [Online] Available at: https://youtu.be/8fRYm3gIepk  Acessed available at 15th September 2020

Environmental Protection Agency (N.D) Volatile Organic Compounds' impact on indoor air quality. Available at: https://www.epa.gov/indoor-air-quality-iaq/volatile-organic-compounds-impact-indoor-air-quality 

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