Leafy houseplants are excellent air purifiers. Scientific research shows they absorb toxins and carbon dioxide, to leave air cleaner and fresher, making us feel healthier.
Plants give off oxygen, boosting our energy, and help maintain the optimum humidity level for human health. A couple of well chosen plants can remove many of the chemicals and pollutants released into our homes by electronic equipment and everyday synthetic materials.
So, they don’t just look good, they make us feel good too! Here are some of our favourite ‘fresh air’ plants: