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Top 10: The best houseplants for every homeowner

Top 10 houseplants for air filtration and quality

1

Aloe


Aloe helps fight byproducts of chemical cleaners, paints and more as well as provides a healing gel for burns and scrapes. It is also very easy to maintain.

2

Rubber plant


The rubber plant does its magic by emitting high levels of oxygen and battling air toxins such as formaldehyde.

3

Chinese evergreen


This simple plant helps clear out toxins and air pollutants.

4

Spider plant


A very simple plant to maintain, the spider plant combats carbon monoxide, benzene, formaldehyde and xylene.

5

Peace lily

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The peace lily is one of NASA’s top plants for killing off formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene. This awesome and pretty plant can even fight off toluene and xylene.

6

Golden Pothos

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The golden Pothos is a plant that grows at a rapid pace, even in the dark. It also fights off formaldehyde.

7

Bamboo palm

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A triple player, the bamboo palm fights off formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene.

8

Snake plant


A great plant for the bathroom, the snake plant fights off formaldehyde, which hides out in cleaning products, personal hygiene products and more.

9

English ivy

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The English ivy is awesome for new parents and pet owners, as it reduces the amount of airborne fecal matter.

10

Weeping fig


A plant that takes a bit more effort than the rest of the bunch, the weeping fig is excellent in the family room where it will fight off formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene.

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